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Open Letter Supporting the Postponement of Spring National Medical Education Examinations

April 3, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada comprised of the Deans of our 17 faculties and 4 public members, have been meeting regularly to ensure a collaborative response to the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to supporting the learners, faculty and administrative… [Read more]

COVID-19 Joint statement from Canadian Medical Forum

March 30, 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. I am writing today on behalf of the 10 CMF official member organizations, the 3 observer… [Read more]

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]