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AFMC creates new event for networking, learning and sharing

June 24, 2021

AFMC is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the inaugural International Congress on Academic Medicine (ICAM) in Quebec City, Canada April 12-18, 2023 for both in-person and virtual options. This annual event unites educators and education scholars along the continuum of medical education… [Read more]

Working to advance Indigenous medical education every day

June 21, 2021

A Message from the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education Executive Committee In partnership with Indigenous doctors and national medical organizations, the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education (NCIME) has taken its first steps to advance medical education and health… [Read more]

US and Canada Remain Committed to Ensuring Medical Education Quality

June 9, 2021

The accrediting bodies for medical educational programs in the United States and Canada, and their sponsors, are committed to advancing medical education accreditation to meet the future health care needs in each of our countries.  A joint Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)/Committee on… [Read more]

AFMC Statement

June 1, 2021

We stand with Indigenous people and communities who are mourning the loss of 215 First Nations children whose graves were discovered last week.  AFMC is committed to addressing the terrible legacy of residential schools, the calls to action arising from the death of Joyce Echaquan and persistent… [Read more]

Canadian Medical Forum supports the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in Canada

February 18 2021

The Canadian Medical Forum brings together leaders of Canada’s major national medical organizations to discuss issues of priority to physicians, their patients, and the Canadian healthcare system. As such, we are writing today in support of Canada’s COVID-19 immunization program and to encourage… [Read more]