DFCM’s Global Health and Social Accountability Program builds on the widely recognized excellence of family medicine in Canada to advance equity and address the health-related needs of those, in Canada and abroad, made vulnerable by adverse social determinants of health and their inequitable structural underpinnings.
Examining our practices and structures to build a culture of deep and meaningful commitment to social accountability.
Working to better understand and create anti-racist and anti-oppressive spaces for colleagues, learners and patients.
Integrating social accountability for climate change and health through education, advocacy, scholarship and health system improvements.
WHO Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine and Primary Care
DFCM is a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine and Primary Care. The Centre is the first of its kind in the world to have a specific focus on family medicine, and one of few in the world with a focus on primary care and primary health care.