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Faculties of Medicine Confirm Support for Students during Resident Match Week and Beyond

OTTAWA, February 27, 2018 - On March 1st, the majority of graduating Canadian medical students will finally learn which specialty they will train in and the location of their training for the next two or more years.  This is the culmination of a process that has occupied our students from as early as the beginning of medical school. Some students will proceed to the next round of the residency match and consider a new career path or location from amongst the remaining residency positions.

2018-02-27

AFMC Supports the Recommendations of the CIHR International Peer Review Expert Panel

OTTAWA, March 01, 2017 - The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) applauds CIHR's International Peer Review Expert Panel for their report. AFMC is pleased to have met with the Panel on January 17, 2017 and with the significant alignment between the report recommendations and the AFMC submission. In particular, the overarching goals of accountability, transparency and responsiveness, which AFMC believes should be integral components of any peer review system, are very much taken into account in the report.

2017-03-01

Joint Communiqué University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine now accepting Applications for Visiting Electives on the AFMC Student Portal

OTTAWA, February 3, 2017 – The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS), the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Medicine are pleased to announce that UBC is now accepting applications for visiting electives through the AFMC Student Portal, an online service that allows medical students to search and apply for medical electives across Canada.

2017-02-03

Launch of the Common Immunization Form for Visiting Electives in Canada

OTTAWA, January 17, 2017 - OTTAWA – The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), in collaboration with the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) and the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ) are pleased to announce the launch of the common immunization form for visiting electives.

2017-01-17

Joint Communiqué University of Saskatchewan Now Accepting Applications for Visiting Electives on the AFMC Student Portal

OTTAWA, January 10, 2017 –The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS), the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ) and the University of Saskatchewan are pleased to announce that the University is now accepting applications for visiting electives through the AFMC Student Portal.

2017-01-10

Joint Communiqué University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine Update regarding the AFMC Student Portal

OTTAWA, January 9, 2017 –The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS), the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ) and the University of British Columbia (UBC)Faculty of Medicine are pleased to announce that UBC will soon be accepting applications for visiting electives on the AFMC Student Portal. The UBC application service through the Portal will open February 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (PST).

2017-01-09