About DFCM

About DFCM

The University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) is recognized internationally for its clinical, educational and research excellence. DFCM is focused in five major areas: education, research, quality and innovatin, global health and family doctor leadership. Our faculty are clinical and academic leaders who are breaking new ground on issues ranging from emergency medicine, palliative care, addiction medicine, Indigenous health and more.

Encompassing more than 1,860 faculty across the province - from rural areas to urban centres - we are shaping the future of family medicine in Canada. Through our education program, we provide an innovative, comprehensive and diverse learning experience for our students and residents.

Mission, Vision and Values

Learn about DFCM and our mission, vision and values.

Leadership and Structure

DFCM consists of programs, divisions, offices and many faculty and staff who make them work.

A message from the Interim Chair

Dr. David Tannenbaum's monthly message to DFCM faculty and staff.

Strategic Plan

Our 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is leading us to the next steps of DFCM.

Department Reports

Departmental, Program, Divsion and Task Force reports in one handy spot.

Contact Us

Find a staff or faculty member in a specific program.