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Canadian Medical Forum

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Formed in 1990

Canadian Medical Forum

AFMC is the secretariat for the Canadian Medical Froum

Current Chair is Dr. Gigi Osler

Purpose – 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 health care system

Mandate – The CMF is a forum for consultation, relationships and consensus building, strategy development and joint action where appropriate. The CMF will not infringe upon the mandates of its individual member organizations


There are ten official member organizations and three observer organizations Members include, CEOs/Executive Directors and their Equivalents

  • Association of the Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
  • Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS)
  • Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
  • Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada (FMRAC)
  • Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ)
  • Medical Council of Canada (MCC)
  • Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoc)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC)


  • Canadian Forces Health Services Group
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • HealthCareCAN

CMF meets three times per year– Spring/Fall/Winter

Spring/Fall meetings are attended by the full CMF (CEOs/Executive Directors/Equivalents and Presidents)

Winter meeting is attended by the CEOs/Executive Directors/Equivalents only

Canadian Medical Forum

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