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Help us shape the future of medical education in Canada

February 21 2020

The Future of Medical Education in Canada (FMEC) is a comprehensive suite of projects that occurred over the last decade focused on ensuring that Canada’s medical education system meets the changing needs of Canadians.  Please help us shape the future by providing your perspective on priority… [Read more]

Investments are needed to bolster health innovation in Canada

January 21 2020

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – January 21, 2020 – Today, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) released its report “Health innovation in Canada: Optimizing health and Canada’s prosperity” which asks the government of Canada to make a $250 million investment to develop an innovative and… [Read more]

Training innovative doctors to improve health outcomes of Canadians

September 5 2019

Today, the AFMC released its annual Graduation Questionnaire national report. This year’s report reveals that 73% of medical students have participated in research projects or scholarly activities with faculty members in 2019. Research undertaken in medical schools throughout Canada is responsible… [Read more]

AFMC releases Joint Commitment to Action on Indigenous Health

May 23 2019

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) is pleased to release the Joint Commitment to Action on Indigenous Health. This report provides a roadmap for concrete institutional change that will best enable Canadian medical schools to respond to the TRC Calls to Action and fulfill… [Read more]

AFMC calls for an increase in physician residency positions

April 11 2019

Again this year, an alarming number of Canadian medical school graduates will not enter residency and complete their training to provide the care Canadians need. A total of 98 competent graduates did not match. This includes 36 students who withdrew after being unmatched in the first round, 31 who… [Read more]