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Resources assist health-care and social service providers to help those who experience family violence

June 29, 2020

An online platform built with the assistance of the Association of Faculties of Medicine Canada has been launched to assist health-care and social service providers to recognize and respond safely to family violence. The website of pan-Canadian guidance and education resources is focused on three… [Read more]

AFMC statement on racial discrimination

June 4, 2020

As the voice of academic medicine in Canada, we, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, stand against racial discrimination as well as all other forms of discrimination. The AFMC is committed to working with health partners to ensure that our environments are diverse, inclusive,… [Read more]

Virtual interviews for the 2021 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match

May 26, 2020

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada’s Board of Directors has decided that all interviews for the 2021 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match will be in a virtual format including those for local candidates.  After broad… [Read more]

Joint Statement from the Canadian Medical Forum on Pandemic Pay for Resident Doctors as Essential Frontline Workers

May 13, 2020

The Canadian Medical Forum (CMF) brings together leaders of Canada’s major national medical organizations to discuss issues of priority to physicians, their patients, and the Canadian healthcare system. We are writing today on behalf of the undersigned members of the Canadian medical forum, in… [Read more]

AFMC decision regarding the 2021 R-1 match

May 4, 2020

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – May 4, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has led to medical students being removed from clinical rotations in early March, 2020. Students from the class of 2021 will be returning to clinical rotations after having missed up to 4 months of clerkship. This will have a significant effect… [Read more]