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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A place designed specifically for healthcare educators and learners to collaborate, connect, and share with others, resources and insights related to healthcare education and research.  

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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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Future of Medical Education in Canada (FMEC)

FMEC is a continuum wide initiative focused on ensuring that Canada’s medical education system continues to meet the changing needs of Canadians, both now and into the future. Access the FMEC MD and FMEC PG transformative recommendations and learn more about the collective vision here.

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Admission Requirements

Applying to medical school is one of the most important steps in becoming a physician. In Canada, there are 17 faculties of medicine and each one has its own admissions profile when it comes to basic requirements, quotas and success rate. To help students interested in pursuing medical studies navigate the Canadian landscape, the AFMC Data and Analysis team publishes the Admission Requirements of Canadian Faculties of Medicine annually. 

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Did You Know

70 Years of AFMC in Action

This commemorative video, which was commissioned as part of the AFMC’s 70th anniversary celebrations, features representatives of the AFMC and its Board of Directors, Canadian faculties of medicine, national partner organizations and learner groups. In addition to providing pan-Canadian footage of our faculties in action, it showcases the AFMC’s outstanding contributions to academic medicine in Canada over its 70-year existence.

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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.