Please Note:

**The DFCM library is shutting down as of September 4, 2018. If you have any questions or requests for library services please email the librarian at prior to August 15.

Family Medicine Collections and Other Resources

Find specialized books and resources on family medicine and medical education in our library collection. Whether you are a family medicine resident, a graduate student, researcher or faculty member, the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM)’s library is accessible to you. We provide a range of services to assist with your searches, as well as training to make the most of our resources and retrieve the best information available.

Our facilities offer a quiet working space with 11 computers, wifi and a full-time academic librarian. We are located on the 5th floor of 500 University Avenue. Come by and visit during our operating hours, Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Please contact us at or 416-978-5606. Many of our services are also available online and links to most resources are available below. 

University Library Services

For Faculty, Residents, Graduates & Researchers
Get help with literature reviews, article alerts, U of T resources and other services in our family medicine university library.

Library FAQ

Quick Answers
Orient yourself to DFCM’s family medicine university library with these practical answers.

Book Catalogue

Family Medicine Education and Research
Search online through our specialized collection of books on family medicine education and research. Our books focus on teaching and learning, faculty development, evaluation, and research methodology.

Academic Databases

DFCM-Produced Collections
Use our online library databases to browse DFCM-produced works. You’ll find resident projects, fellows’ papers, book reviews and quality improvement projects here.

Library Guides & Resources

Teaching and Citation Standards
Find resources from U of T and other recognized institutions on proper citation of your research sources and guidelines to avoid plagiarism.

Citations & Searches

Popular Family Medicine Topics
Use these convenient pre-constructed searches of the most popular topics in health professions teaching and clinical medicine to find reliable sources for your projects.