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US and Canada Remain Committed to Ensuring Medical Education Quality

June 9, 2021

The accrediting bodies for medical educational programs in the United States and Canada, and their sponsors, are committed to advancing medical education accreditation to meet the future health care needs in each of our countries.  A joint Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)/Committee on… [Read more]

AFMC Statement

June 1, 2021

We stand with Indigenous people and communities who are mourning the loss of 215 First Nations children whose graves were discovered last week.  AFMC is committed to addressing the terrible legacy of residential schools, the calls to action arising from the death of Joyce Echaquan and persistent… [Read more]

Canadian Medical Forum supports the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in Canada

February 18 2021

The Canadian Medical Forum brings together leaders of Canada’s major national medical organizations to discuss issues of priority to physicians, their patients, and the Canadian healthcare system. As such, we are writing today in support of Canada’s COVID-19 immunization program and to encourage… [Read more]

Partnership to address racism and support a culturally safe health care system

January 28, 2021

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – January 28, 2021 – The National Consortium on Indigenous Medical Education (NCIME) is a partnership between the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada , the Medical Council of… [Read more]

Helping medical students better address the Opioid Crisis

January 21, 2021

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – January 21, 2021 – Today, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) released a series of online educational modules for medical students across the country. This will help close gaps in current educational offerings and ensure future physicians are better prepared… [Read more]