• AFMC Annual Report
  • AFMC Annual Report
  • AFMC Addiction e-Learning
  • AFMC Student Portal Data on Visiting Electives
  • AFMC Entrustable Professional Activities
  • Demystifying Residency Matching Process

Are you thinking about applying to medical school in Canada? Are you a current medical student or resident in a Canadian faculty of medicine? Are you someone who provides advice to prospective or current learners? 

Future MD Canada has answers to your question!

AFMC Student Portal

The AFMC Student Portal is the one-stop-shop for Canadian and international students applying for visiting electives at all 17 faculties of medicine in Canada.

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Demystifying the residency application

Watch videos to demystify preconceived ideas about the matching process of residents and guide students during this crucial step of their medical career.

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Canada's Faculties of Medicine

Since 1943, AFMC has represented Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine and is the voice of academic medicine in this country. AFMC works to represent and support the mandates of our medical faculties – research, medical education, clinical care with social accountability. Through our collective leadership, expertise and advocacy, we will achieve excellence in education, research and care for the health of all Canadians.

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MCAT® Fee Assistance Program for Canadians

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) are piloting a fee assistance program for Canadian examinees in financial need who register for the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) during the 2019 testing year. Learn more about the 2018 eligibility criteria, application process and deadlines for 2019-2020 testing years.

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Thinking about Medical School?

Every year the AFMC gathers information on Admission Requirements directly from the 17 Faculties of Medicine in Canada. The resulting guide contains detailed information on every school, from MCAT requirements, to the number of available seats. The AFMC Admissions Guide is the only place to get information on every medical school in Canada in one convenient location.

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AFMC Response to Opioid Crisis

AFMC is responding to the surge of overdoses and opioid-related deaths in Canada by leading the creation of a Canada-wide, competency–based curricula for future physicians in pain management, problematic substance use and substance use disorders.


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Annual conference



The Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) is the premier medical education conference in Canada. It hosts the largest annual gathering of medical educators in the country. Each year a different Canadian faculty hosts the conference in partnership with five of Canada's leading health organizations - The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME), The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Medical Council of Canada (MCC), and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). The AFMC is conference secretariat and provides administrative support for the conference.

AFMC Awards

AFMC Award Winners


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