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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]

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]