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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]

Helping medical students find the right fit for their future

November 26 2020

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – November 26, 2020 – Today, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) launched CANPREPP, a one-stop-shop solution where any applicant to a Canadian residency program can discover and experience any residency program across Canada. This new tool is funded by the CMA… [Read more]

AFMC Decision Regarding 2022 Resident (R-1) Match

October 28 2020

The AFMC Board has made the following decisions regarding the 2022 Resident (R-1) Match: Interviews will continue to be in a virtual format for all candidates.   The match timeline will be: Application MSPR submission/University transcript: No earlier than Jan. 7, 2022 The File Review Period:… [Read more]