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Dr. Ann Burchell awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in STI Prevention

Dr. Ann Burchell In a recent announcement, faculty member Dr. Ann Burchell was awarded the prestigious title of Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in STI Prevention.
Jul 29 / 2020

How can primary care promote and improve health equity? Insights from the Second Toronto International Conference on Quality in Primary Care

Last year, on November 16, 2019, the second Toronto International Conference on Quality in Primary Care hosted by the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) brought together clinicians, patients, health administrators, educators, and researchers from ten different countries to try to answer this question from a primary care perspective. This week, a paper summarizing insights from the day and a course for moving forward was published in Annals of Family Medicine, a leading international journal.
Jul 16 / 2020

DFCM holds “virtual” graduation for the Class of 2020

On June 10, 2020, the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) hosted a live virtual graduation ceremony for graduating residents. Due to COVID-19, all in-person events were cancelled or postponed, so a traditional graduation ceremony could not be held this year.
Jun 19 / 2020