Advocacy Submissions

In this section, you will find an archive of documents AFMC has used to advocate on behalf of our members and make recommendations to policy makers. 

Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance
August 2017

Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance
February 2016

Home Care Submission - Federal Minister of Health and Mental Health Care Submission - Federal Minister of Health
Submissions to the federal Minister of Health (September 27, 2016)

Effective and Efficient Innovations for the Health and Healthcare of our Changing Canadian Population
Submission to Health Canada’s Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation (December 2014)

Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance
August 2014

Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance
July 2012

Fixing the Skills Gap: Addressing Existing Labour Shortages in High Demand Occupations
Submission to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills Development, and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (May 2012)

Meeting the evolving healthcare needs of Canadians
Submission to the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Finance (August 2011)

Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance
August 2010

AFMC addresses the government's decision to eliminate the mandatory long-form census
July 2010

Moving the Health Human Resource Agenda Forward
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health 
December 2009

Smart Spending in Difficult Times: Investing in our Future
Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance 
August, 2009

Leveraging R & D investments in the health sciences: A Letter to the Prime Minister
March 13, 2009

AFMC and six national health organizations submit brief to Minister of Finance
December 23, 2008

Supporting Health Researchers in Canada: another piece of the puzzle
Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance
August 2008

Mobilizing Science and Technology to Canada's Advantage
A Response by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada

AFMC's Response to Advantage Canada
FORUM, March 2007

Health Research in Canada: Canada's Place in a Competitive World
AFMC Submission to Standing Committee on Finance, House of Commons (September 2006)

Did You Know

70 Years of AFMC in Action

This commemorative video, which was commissioned as part of the AFMC’s 70th anniversary celebrations, features representatives of the AFMC and its Board of Directors, Canadian faculties of medicine, national partner organizations and learner groups. In addition to providing pan-Canadian footage of our faculties in action, it showcases the AFMC’s outstanding contributions to academic medicine in Canada over its 70-year existence.

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