Resources and Benefits for Faculty

The Department of Family and Community Medicine has numerous benefits, resources and tools for your use as a teacher, researcher, clinician and scholar.


Benefits and Perquisites for Full-Time Clinical Faculty
Becoming a faculty member has numerous perks! Full-time and full-time equivalent clinicians are eligible for the following University of Toronto benefits: Tuition Waiver, the Scholarship Program for Dependants and the Joint Membership plan.

Tools and Resources 

The DFCM Open website is a repository of peer reviewed, evidence-based, family-medicine focused tools and resources that are clinical, educational or research-oriented in nature. 

Department News
Keep up to date with the DFCM through our various online news updates.

UTORid and Quercus Assistance 
The ICT office is your first point of support for UTORids and faculty access to quercus.

Faculty Development
DFCM's Faculty Development program offers a variety of ways to gain support, whether through our Basics series, our faculty development leads, or our mentorship program.

Research Resources
From start to finish, DFCM will assist you throughout the lifespan of your research project.

Education Scholarship Resources
Starting an education scholarship project? The information below covers all the key steps in the process of a project, from idea to dissemination. 

Information Sheets 
Arm yourself with short information sheets that will help you navigate the world of Academia. Topics include:

Communications Tools

Find communications tools for faculty members in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) below.

Presentation Slides

These branded Power Point slides are intended for use by DFCM staff, faculty, teaching units and funded researchers for DFCM-related presentations.
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Download navy logo for print


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Meeting Agenda

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DFCM Acronyms Reference

Unsure how to use common DFCM acronyms in your materials or what they stand for? View our comprehensive list of acronyms and their full titles.
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Best practice in copy writing when using acronyms is to use the full title followed by the acronym in brackets on the first instance in the document, then using just the acronym for all following instances; for example, the first instance of CFPC would appear in a paragraph as:
College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

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