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Supporting healthcare leaders from around the world: TIP-FM 

Three years ago DFCM's Global Health Program established the Toronto International Program in Family Medicine (TIP-FM). Since then, they have been assisting leaders and champions of family medicine and primary care from around the world to learn from experts at UofT.
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Faculty members train leaders in Thailand


DFCM faculty members Drs. Helen Batty and Abbas Ghavam-Rassoul recently returned from delivering a three-day leadership course to healthcare executives from the Thammasat University and Thammasat University Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Department News

 

DFCM NEEDS YOUR PHOTOS! We want to celebrate the unique contributions of our faculty and show the human side of medicine. Tell DFCM how you incorporate creativity, curiosity and caring into your life and help others find new ways of doing the same. 

ONE-STOP SHOP: Visit the Family Medicine Academic Project (FMAP) website to learn about resources for residents doing their academic projects

BACK IN BUSINESS: DFCM is proud to announce the Supplemental Emergency Medicine Experience (SEME) Program has been renewed for the 2015-2016 season.

RETHINK HOW WE DRINK: Watch Dr. Mike Evans' new whiteboard video on alcohol.

NOMINATE: The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is now accepting nominations for their Awards of Recognition.

SURVEY SOFTWARE: All DFCM faculty, staff, and students are now able to access the Qualitrics Research Suite: a secure, user-friendly, feature rich, web-based survey tool which allows users to build, distribute, and analyse on-line surveys.

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Calendar


March 31: Partners in Progress: BRIDGES Annual Conference

April 11: Medical Imaging for Family Physicians

April 16-20: AERA Annual Meeting

April 25-28: CCME 2015

April 30-May 1: DFCM Conference & Walter Rosser Day

May 5-8: Narrative Healthcare Ateiler & Certificate Program

May 6-9: Primary Care Today

Recognition

The Department of Family and Community Medicine would like to recognize the recipients of the Investigator Awards:

Dr. Peter Selby (CAMH) - Clinician Scientist Award

Dr. Tara Kiran (St. Michael's Hospital) - Clinician Scientist Award
Dr. Nav Persaud (St. Michael's Hospital) - New Investigator Award
Dr. Kristen Wentlandt (Toronto General Hospital) - New Investigator Award
Dr. Andrew Pinto (St. Michael's Hospital) - New Investigator Award
Dr. Catherine Varner (St. Michael's Hospital) - New Investigator Award
Dr. Noah Ivers (Women's College Hospital) - New Investigator Award

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Selby for being awarded two Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute: The Innovation Grant and The Impact Grant.

In the News

Dr. Nav Persaud and Dr. David Juurlink discuss the importance of investigative reporting on drug safety.

Dr. Rick Glazier comments on Ontario's shift away from family health teams.


Dr. Joshua Tepper and Dr. Danielle Martin on the importance of learning from mistakes in healthcare.

A round table discussion on Family Health Care Teams on TVO's The Agenda.

Dr. Allan Grill addresses what Canadians should know about rabies.

Read highlights on the Family Medicine Residency Program that is flourishing in Ethiopia

Dr. Samir Sinha on building a health system to care for an aging population.

Dr. Andrew Boozary: Faces of U of T Medicine.

Publications

Robyn Butcher, Martin MacKinnon, Kathleen Gadd, Denise LeBlanc-Duchin Development and Examination of a Rubric for Evaluating Point-of-Care Medical Applications for Mobile Devices. Med Ref Serv Q. 2015, 34(1): 75-87

Dr. Andrew Pinto (et al) Economic considerations and health in all policies initiatives: Evidence from interviews with key informants in Sweden, Quebec and South Australia. BMC Public Health 2015, 15:171.

Dr. Cynthia Whitehead (et al) Conceptual and practical changes in the assessment of physician competencies. Medical Teacher 2015, 37: 245-251.

DFCM Open

DFCM Open is a repository of peer-reviewed resources for family physicians and healthcare professionals with material available on a variety of topics. Click the images below to access.
 

Acute Scrotal Pain EM E-learning Module
By: Catherine Varner MD
Renal Colic EM E-learning Module
By: Catherine Varner MD
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