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Faculty

Our faculty and staff are an integral part of our impact and reputation. DFCM is committed to supporting our faculty and staff to grow our excellence as educators, researchers, scholars and health professionals.

DFCM faculty

As a DFCM faculty member you have access to numerous resources and opportunities to learn and grown in your career.

Supporting excellence

All you need to know about growing your career, from appointments and promotions to awards and faculty development opportunities.

Health Professional Educators (HPEs) at DFCM

Are you an educator who teaches family medicine to undergraduate, postgraduate and/or faculty development learners within DFCM but is not a physician by training? 

Learn about our broad community of HPEs and how to receive faculty member status at DFCM to gain the benefits and acknowledgement of a faculty appointment.

Find out more about HPEs

Rural Northern Initiative: Looking for an adventure?

Over just two weeks, you can contribute to a community in need of assistance and help expose DFCM residents to the exciting and rewarding work available in northern Ontario. 

The Rural Northern Initiative (RNI) is a joint project between the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and DFCM that provides medical care in small northern Ontario communities facing a physician shortage.

Learn more about the RNI

Nov 10, 2022
Despite growing calls for anti-racism in health care, studies have shown that the world's top medical journals rarely publish articles on the topic of racism and health. So when the Canadian Medical Association Journal published two full special issues focused on Black health and anti-Black racism in health care in Canada, it was extraordinarily significant not only for the Black medical community, but for the medical profession at large.
Oct 3, 2022
A team led by researchers from the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto has authored a three-part brief on the strengths and challenges of primary care in the pandemic for the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. 
Sep 30, 2022
Watch the video recording from DFCM's annual Award & Celebration Event, held on Sept. 20, 2022. Hosted by Drs. David White and Melanie Henry, the event celebrated DFCM Awards of Excellence, DFCM Program Awards and external awards. DFCM’s 13 senior promotion recipients were featured in a video compilation. Recipients of four highlighted awards were also featured.