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Nov 16, 2019
All day

Join us this fall for the 2nd Toronto International Conference on Quality in Primary Care on Saturday, November 16, 2019 as we welcome colleagues from around the world for a 1-day conference focused on improving health equity in primary care.

The conference aims to bring together healthcare professionals who share a concern and passion for improving equity in primary care and will provide an opportunity for networking, sharing, and dialogue.

Nov 21, 2019

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

Dr. Bernard Le Foll presenting Cannabis related research: A 'potpourri' of recent research findings.

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

Dr. Noah Crampton presenting Teaching electronic medical record (EMR) data discipline: a pilot study.

Nov 22 – 24, 2019

Save the date! More details to come. 


Visit WONCA for more details. 

WONCA events
Nov 26, 2019

About this Event

Family Medicine, Holistic Care, and the Ongoing Global AIDS Crisis: Dr. Jane Philpott in Conversation with Stephen Lewis

Opening Keynote Address by Friedah Nxasana

To Register:

Nov 28 – 29, 2019
All day

SAVE THE DATE! Celebration of Education Scholarship Nov 28-29, 2019

There is a lot of buzz around 'big data' and 'learning analytics' in medical education. Does the reality match the hype?

Education Scholarship
Dec 6, 2019


December 6, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


500 University Avenue, 3rd Floor, Room 365/303

Jan 29 – 31, 2020

January 29-31, 2020

Toronto, Canada

Course Description

Jan 30, 2020

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

Dr. Sheldon Cheskes (more details to follow).

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

Dr. Rachel Walsh (more details to follow).

Feb 6 – 7, 2020
All day

SAVE THE DATE! Please join us for our Celebration of Education Scholarship event on Feb 6-7, 2020. There will be an evening reception and presentation on Thursday, February 6, and a full day of activities on Friday, February 7. These events, presented by the DFCM Office of Education scholarship, are designed to help faculty members envision, plan and execute education scholarship. Our theme for the February event is "Focus on Trust and EPAs". Come and be inspired, challenged, excited and encouraged.

Education Scholarship
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 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 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 will be hosted outside of the UK for the first time, partnering with the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) at the University of Toronto. SickKids is Canada’s most research-intensive hospital and one of the largest centres in the world dedicated to improving children’s health, while the DFCM is recognized internationally for its clinical, educational and research excellence, and is one of the world’s largest departments of academic family medicine/general practice.

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