All Events

Dec 1, 2020

Are you interested in being a better teacher, educator, or program developer? Do you want to improve something in education but not sure how?

Essence is a 1 year longitudinal course containing monthly zoom seminars, mentorship and community support to help you take an education project from idea to implementation.

Curious? Then join us for a 1 hour ESSENCE: What’s it all about? session with no obligation to join.

Nov 17, 2020 - 8:00-9:00 am    OR   Dec 1, 2020 - 7:00-8:00 pm

Dec 3 – 4, 2020

The Impact of Digital Technology on Family Medicine Education

Registration is now open!

Curious about how digital technology will impact teaching and learning in the future? Then join us on Dec 3-4 for our live virtual Celebration of Education Scholarship. You’ll hear from Dr. Robert Luke, CEO of eCampusOntario, and Dr. Andrew Pinto and other DFCM education leaders and learners (see biographies below).

Dec 7, 2020 – Feb 26, 2021

INTAPT (Interprofessional Applied Practical Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions)

This live, online, ten-session survey course will provide clinical teachers and educators with the foundational competencies and skills needed to develop and teach educational programs. Participants will explore a wide-range of topics, have opportunities to develop practical approaches to teaching, and produce scholarly work.


Dec 11, 2020

Please join us for the twelfth in our series on 'Changing the way we work'; this session will focus on the COVID-19 vaccine, public health collaboration, and supporting our teams.

Registration details: 


  • Dr. Tara Kiran, Toronto, ON

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. David Kaplan, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Liz Muggah, Ottawa, ON


Dec 16, 2020

These virtual events aim to provide a safe(r) space for Black faculty, employees, staff, residents to gather and share and check-in with each other.

  • Co-Led by Dr. Onye Nnorom (EDI Lead, DFCM) & Dr. Suzanne Shoush (Indigenous Lead, DFCM)
  • Facilitated by Dr. Roberta Timothy, assistant professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and anti-oppression psychotherapy practitioner

Registration is required for this event. Please visit the appropriate link to register for the date of your choosing.

Feb 24, 2021

Save the date for DFCM’s first Symposium on Climate Change and the Health of our Communities.

Climate change has been declared a health crisis by the Canadian Medical Association and World Health Organization. What can primary care providers and health professionals do to help build resilience within communities and reduce the impact of delivering care?

Details to follow.

Mar 1 – 2, 2021

A full program of presentations and discussion is being prepared on the topic of EPAs and Trust. All DFCM faculty interested in education scholarship are warmly invited to attend this virtual event. Details will be announced in January via the DFCM listserv.

Jun 3, 2021
All day

More information to follow.