The AFMC Awards recognize and celebrate distinguished individuals for their leadership, excellence, and achievements in academic medicine.

Nominations for the AFMC John Ruedy Award for Excellence in Graduate Health Professions Education Scholarship are still being accepted.

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AFMC, the academic partner for Canada’s faculties of medicine.

Through our collective leadership and advocacy, we achieve excellence in education, research, and social accountability for the health of all Canadians.
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ICAM is fast approaching

The International Congress on Academic Medicine (ICAM) will be the place for the academic medicine community to meet, network with, and develop new relationships and collaborations with colleagues from around the world. Registration is open for ICAM 2023.
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AFMC is the source of information regarding physician inflow and output through Canada’s undergraduate and postgraduate training system.
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Searching for documents, reports or information?

AFMC has plenty of resources available to students, residents and faculty
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AFMC, the academic partner for Canada’s faculties of medicine.

Through our collective leadership and advocacy, we achieve excellence in education, research, and social accountability for the health of all Canadians.
Black and grey topographic pattern

ICAM is fast approaching

The International Congress on Academic Medicine (ICAM) will be the place for the academic medicine community to meet, network with, and develop new relationships and collaborations with colleagues from around the world. Registration is open for ICAM 2023.
Two people looking at data on a screen.

Looking for data?

AFMC is the source of information regarding physician inflow and output through Canada’s undergraduate and postgraduate training system.
Man looking at a library shelf

Searching for documents, reports or information?

AFMC has plenty of resources available to students, residents and faculty

What we do at AFMC

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada represents Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine. Learn more about how we support medical schools and learners.

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Through our collective leadership and advocacy, we will achieve excellence in education, research and care for the health of all Canadians.

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The legacy of AFMC is built on the commitment of our faculties of medicine to serving the needs of Canadians, to leading innovation in medical education and health research.

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AFMC strives for excellence in medical education and research by fostering collective action and supporting national initiatives.

Our Priorities

Social Accountability. Research. Education.

Our priorities with outcomes and actions related to social accountability, research, and education are anchored by our values of collaboration, engagement, equity, innovation, and integrity.

Resources

AFMC has numerous resources and reports available to learners along the continuum of medical education as well as faculty members and staff.

Data

With over 40 years of data holdings on medical education, AFMC is the source of information regarding the training of physicians in Canada. We are in a unique position to assist provincial and federal governments in providing recommended solutions to address the current shortages facing the physician workforce in Canada.

News

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and information related to projects, events, research, awards and more.

Dr. Geneviève Moineau elected as next Vice-President of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)
December 6, 2022
WFME was established in 1972 by the World Medical Association (WMA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to enhance the quality of medical education worldwide.
AFMC endorses the Okanagan Charter: An international Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges
November 28, 2022
The Culture of Academic Medicine Initiative encourages the institutional adoption of good practices that foster respectful and inclusive environments for the wellbeing of all.