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Q & A with Dr. Michael Kidd on his New Book, Every Doctor, a Guide on how to Thrive as Medical Professionals

Doctors, residents, medical students and other health professionals can become so busy with work and life demands and pressures that often it’s their own health and well-being that suffers. The College of Family Physicians of Canada recently estimated that as much as 50% of physicians and one-third of medical students are experiencing “burnout” – extreme emotional exhaustion and overwhelming stress. Partly at fault is the culture of medicine itself: workplaces that demand more with fewer reso
Oct 4 / 2018

New World Health Organization Collaborating Centre will Strengthen Family Medicine around the World

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) as the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine and Primary Care.
Oct 2 / 2018

Dr. Giovanna Sirianni Announced as new Enhanced Skills Program Director

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Giovanna Sirianni is the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine's (DFCM) new Enhanced Skills Program Director. Dr. Sirianni’s five-year term appointment begins on October 1, 2018.
Sep 27 / 2018

Dr. Michelle Greiver to lead the University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN)

Dr. Michelle Greiver is the new Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine at North York General Hospital (NYGH) and Director of the University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN) at the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM). 
Sep 20 / 2018
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