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DFCM's MOU with China: a first for the Faculty of Medicine

This past January, DFCM faculty and staff travelled to China to deliver the first component of an educational partnership with Fudan University in Shanghai.

The partnership is the first of its kind in the Faculty of Medicine and will bring a total of four DFCM training programs to general practitioners and health care leaders at Fudan University.

Read more about the partnership

Department News

 

Creativity, Curiosity, Caring, Conference 
Registration is still open for the 2015 DFCM Conference and Walter Rosser Day. To celebrate the theme of this year's conference we are asking faculty and staff to send us photos of how they incorporate creativity, curiosity, and caring into their life and how they help others find new ways of doing the same.


We Need Your Help
The DFCM is revamping its website! Help us by answering this quick survey. By answering the survey you will be entered into a draw to win a $100 Chapters gift card.

Going Above and Beyond
The Beyond Basics course, presented by the DFCM Professional Development Program, takes place June 12. This free, one-day, accredited course is open to all DFCM faculty and offers an enriching experience with colleagues. This year's theme is Faculty Wellness and Resilience.  

Recapping BRIDGES
If you missed the BRIDGES Conference last month, you can still revisit the presentations from the conference.

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DFCM Calendar


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 6-9: Primary Care Today

May 12: Mental Health Systems Conference

In the News

Dr. Bernard Le Foll on getting help to quit drinking.

Dr. Danielle Martin participated in a Q&A on the topic of a national pharmcare program.

Dr. Joshua Tepper on the importance of patient engagement.

CBC travels with Dr. Naheed Dosani and his mobile palliative care program (PEACH: Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless).

Recognition

Congratulations to Dr. Noah Ivers on receiving the Health System Research Fund Capacity Award for Interventions to Support Long-Term Adherence and Decrease Cardiovascular Events Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Congratulations to Dr. Kymm Feldman, who has won the 2015 Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit.

A revision of the Investigator Awards from last issue:

Dr. Noah Ivers (Women's College Hospital) - New Investigator Award
Dr. Tara Kiran (St. Michael's Hospital) - Clinician Investigator Award
Dr. Nav Persaud (St. Michael's Hospital) - New Investigator Award
Dr. Andrew Pinto (St. Michael's Hospital) - New Investigator Award (Clinical Public Health)
Dr. Peter Selby (CAMH) - Clinician Scientist Award
Dr. Karen Tu (Toronto Western Hospital) - Clinician Scientist Award (UTOPIAN)
Dr. Catherine Varner (Mount Sinai Hospital) - New Investigator Award (Emergency Medicine)
Dr. Kristen Wentlandt (Toronto General Hospital) - New Investigator Award

Did we miss your award?
DFCM is full of outstanding faculty and staff who are constantly being recognized for their incredible work. If we missed an award that you have won, please email us and we will be sure to feature it in our next issue.

DFCM Open

The DFCM Open website is a repository of peer reviewed, evidence-based, family-medicine focused tools and resources that are clinical, educational or research oriented in nature. It is aimed at family physicians and primary care professionals but anyone can access the resources at DFCM Open. 

Abdominal Pain EM E-learning Module
By: Yasmine Mawji
Appendicitis EM E-learning Module
By: Yasmine Mawji
Pancreatitis EM E-learning Module
By: Yasmine Mawji
Family Medicine Newborn & Early Child Assessment Clerkship E-Module
By: Marcus Law MD MBA MEd CCFP FCFP, Alexandra Mardimae, Dr. Azadeh Moaveni, Dr. Melissa Nutik, Dr. Sherylan Young
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