AFMC welcomes Dr. Nicole Redvers as New VP Research

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) is delighted to welcome Dr. Nicole Redvers as the organization’s new Vice President, Research.   Dr. Redvers, ND, MPH, DPhilc, is a member of the Denı́nu Kų́ę́ First Nation (Northwest Territories) and is an Associate Professor, Western Research Chair, and Director of Indigenous Planetary Health at […]

AFMC’s Response to Opioid Crisis Project Patient Profiles

The AFMC’s Response to Opioid Crisis Project has worked in tandem with the University of Montreal’s Center of Excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public (CEPPP) and their patient subject matter experts (SMEs), to develop a Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) curricula on treating and managing substance use disorder and […]

Visit the AFMC’s Response to Opioid Crisis booth at ICAM

Visit the AFMC’s Response to Opioid Crisis booth at ICAM to learn more about the UGME, PGME and CPD curricula.  These curricula have been developed to address gaps in medical education in pain management and opioid use disorder. These free, bilingual, online competency-based curricula can be used as a whole or can be integrated into […]

Partnership to address racism and support a culturally safe health care system

The National Consortium on Indigenous Medical Education (NCIME) is a partnership between the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada , the Medical Council of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and was formed to implement Indigenous-led work streams that will reform Indigenous medical education and contribute to the delivery of culturally safe care.

Developing a Curriculum for Addressing the Opioid Crisis: A National Collaborative Process

Abstract BACKGROUND: The burgeoning use of opioids and the lack of attention to the safe prescribing, storage, and disposal of these drugs remains a societal concern. Education plays a critical role in providing a comprehensive response to this crisis by closing the training gaps and empowering the next generation of physicians with the knowledge, skills, […]

Development of a national PGME pain and substance use curriculum

Abstract Context: Opioid overdoses and surging death rates are a national public health crisis for Canada. Primary healthcare providers have a key role to play in curbing the opioid epidemic and this begins with education. In January 2021, the Association of the Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), launched an online pain management and opioid stewardship […]

FMF LOVED is available

FMF LOVED is available January – August 2022 Check out our FMF Loved promotional video here. VIEW CONTENT FMF LOVED. Anytime, Anywhere. This innovative virtual space provides continuing professional development opportunities in an accessible format. For $50 per certified session, gain unlimited access to the (FMF). Expertly vetted, each session is peer-to-peer, evidence-based education that is […]