AFMC manages the national repository of information on faculties of medicine across Canada. With this data, 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.
With over 40 years of data holdings on medical education, AFMC provides expertise in the analysis and interpretation of data through longitudinal studies and trend analysis.
Data is collected across the continuum of medical education from medical school aspirants to postgraduate trainees. In addition, AFMC’s Data and Information Services team is responsible for the distribution and collection of annual surveys.
If you have questions, please reach out to the AFMC’s Data and Information Services team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFMC is proud to be a trusted steward of information on the medical education system in Canada. The materials in this section of our website explain our responsibilities and demonstrate how our privacy program works to protect the information in our custody.
If you have questions or concerns about the AFMC privacy program, please contact the AFMC Privacy Officer:
AFMC Privacy Officer
150 Elgin Street, FLR 10 Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4
See the AFMC website at www.afmc.ca
Individuals may also direct complaints regarding the compliance of AFMC to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
30 Victoria St Gatineau, QC K1A 1H3
Toll Free: 1-800-282-1376
AFMC Fee Assistance Programs
AFMC offers two fee assistance programs to help students in financial need.
Future MD Canada
The Future MD Canada web tool is a comprehensive tool that features a Q&A, glossary, and references to provide factual responses to all of your questions related to admissions, costs and funding, earnings, residency and practice.
Every year the AFMC gathers information on Admission Requirements directly from the 17 Faculties of Medicine in Canada and publishes a free guide to help students navigate the application process.