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Apr 2, 2020

Whether you are meeting one-on-one with a client, speaking at a small team meeting, or delivering a keynote at a conference, the first step is getting the message right. This can be challenging when decisions are critical, deadlines are tight, and stakeholders are resistant. This intensive workshop gives you the tools to create and fine-tune powerful messages that spark action and shift attitudes.

A light dinner will be provided.

Apr 23 – 25, 2020
All day

The 28th Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course

2020 Conference theme: "Rural Physician Advocacy - How to Save the World in Your Spare Time"

More than 190 sessions, small group sessions, hands-on workshops and Rural Critical Care modules. A family-friendly (day care included) collegial atmosphere.

What people have said about past R&R Conferences:

Apr 24, 2020
All day

Thank you to everyone who registered for the 2020 DFCM Conference.

To keep our primary care workforce and the patients we serve healthy and out of respect for our crucial roles in response to this virus, DFCM leadership has decided to postpone or cancel all in-person events until the end of the academic year: June 30, 2020. Please see the full statement on our website:

May 1, 2020

This event has been cancelled. We hope to see you there in 2021,


Co-hosted by the Department of Family & Community Medicine and Women’s College Hospital.

A one-day Conference on Clinical Care and Health System Navigation for Primary Care Providers Serving Refugee Newcomers

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 7 Mainpro+ credits.



Conference Objectives:

May 21, 2020

Keynote Presentation: 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Dr. Joel Lexchin (more details to follow).

Research in Progress Presentation: 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Mr. Sumeet Kalia (more details to follow).

May 27, 2020

University of Toronto PGME Current and Incoming Residents, Fellows, Faculty and PGME Community are invited to attend the 7th Annual PGME GLOBAL HEALTH DAY on Climate Change and Global Health.

Opening address by Dr. James Orbinski.

For the full program, more information, and to register, visit the event page here.

Jul 6 – 8, 2020
All day

EBMLive 2020 is coming to Toronto for the first time!

Oct 14 – 17, 2020
All day

The International Street Medicine Symposium (ISMS) is the world’s premier educational event dedicated to the health care of rough-sleeper (unsheltered) homeless populations.  As always, the ISMS will offer an impressive slate of homeless health care experts from around the globe presenting clinical topics, innovations, research outcomes, and best practices relevant to street medicine through the popular format mix of large-group lectures, small-group workshops, and poster presentations.  Clinicians and non-clinicians are invited to participate; we encourage and celebrate the diversity of pr