All Events

Jan 29 – 31, 2020
Jan 30, 2020

Keynote Presentation: 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Dr. Sheldon Cheskes presenting Community Response Using App's and Drones: The Future of Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation.

Research in Progress Presentation: 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Rachel Walsh presenting Primary care in the context of adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy: results from a CanIMPACT cohort study.

Jan 30, 2020

Residents and fellows from all programs and specialties are invited to submit an abstract and/or attend the 2020 3rd Annual PGME Global Health Resident Research Showcase- an opportunity for residents and fellows to share their global health research. 

Feb 6 – 7, 2020
All day

Celebration of Education Scholarship Feb 6-7, 2020 – Registration is now open!


Education Scholarship
Feb 27, 2020

Developing your leadership skills is an integral part of successfully running your own clinical practice. The Department of Family and Community Medicine runs an annual accredited leadership program for health professionals that will give you effective and applicable tools to help you become a better leader.

The full day session will include:

Mar 19, 2020

Keynote Presentation: 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Dr. David White (more details to follow).

Research in Progress Presentation: 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Payal Agarwal (more details to follow).

Apr 2, 2020

Whether you are meeting one-on-one with a client, speaking at a small team meeting, or delivering a keynote at a conference, the first step is getting the message right. This can be challenging when decisions are critical, deadlines are tight, and stakeholders are resistant. This intensive workshop gives you the tools to create and fine-tune powerful messages that spark action and shift attitudes.

A light dinner will be provided.

Apr 23 – 25, 2020
All day

The 28th Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course

2020 Conference theme: "Rural Physician Advocacy - How to Save the World in Your Spare Time"

More than 190 sessions, small group sessions, hands-on workshops and Rural Critical Care modules. A family-friendly (day care included) collegial atmosphere.

What people have said about past R&R Conferences:

Apr 24, 2020
All day

The Future is Now: Family Medicine in the Age of AI (Artificial Intelligence)

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) Conference will take place on April 24, 2020, at the Beanfield Centre.

The 2020 theme will focus on the relationship and potential impact of artificial intelligence on the discipline of family medicine. What do primary health care professionals need to know?

May 1, 2020

Co-hosted by the Department of Family & Community Medicine and Women’s College Hospital.

A one-day Conference on Clinical Care and Health System Navigation for Primary Care Providers Serving Refugee Newcomers


May 21, 2020

Keynote Presentation: 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Dr. Joel Lexchin (more details tofollow).

Research in Progress Presentation: 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

More Details to follow.

May 27, 2020

University of Toronto PGME Current and Incoming Residents, Fellows, Faculty and PGME Community are invited to attend the 7th Annual PGME GLOBAL HEALTH DAY on Climate Change and Global Health.

Opening address by Dr. James Orbinski.

For the full program, more information, and to register, visit the event page here.

Jul 6 – 8, 2020
All day

EBMLive 2020 is coming to Toronto for the first time!

Oct 14 – 17, 2020
All day

The International Street Medicine Symposium (ISMS) is the world’s premier educational event dedicated to the health care of rough-sleeper (unsheltered) homeless populations.  As always, the ISMS will offer an impressive slate of homeless health care experts from around the globe presenting clinical topics, innovations, research outcomes, and best practices relevant to street medicine through the popular format mix of large-group lectures, small-group workshops, and poster presentations.  Clinicians and non-clinicians are invited to participate; we encourage and celebrate the diversity of pr