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Kawartha Lakes and Alliston joins DFCM as new clerkship training sites

University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine medical students will soon be able to learn from doctors and health professionals at Ross Memorial Hospital in the City of Kawartha Lakes and Stevenson Memorial Hospital in the community of Alliston in the Town of New Tecumseth.
Oct 9 / 2019

Distributing essential medicines for free resulted in a 44 per cent increase in adherence, some improved health outcomes: study

A new study out of St. Michael’s Hospital’s MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions found that distributing essential medicines at no charge to patients resulted in a 44 per cent increase in people taking their medications.
Oct 8 / 2019

Past President of the Ontario Medical Association reflects on the ups and downs of leadership

We spoke to Dr. Nadia Alam about her time as President of the Ontario Medical Association, the lessons she learned about leadership and her advice to others seeking leadership roles.
Oct 1 / 2019

DFCM Faculty Recognized for Inspiring Women

At the 5th Annual Women of Purpose Awards, four Department of Family and Community Medicine faculty members were recognized for their outstanding leadership in family medicine and healthcare: Drs. Clover Hemans, Tara Kiran, Aisha Lofters, and Onye Nnorom.
Sep 27 / 2019