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AFMC supports mandatory vaccination for health care workers, faculty members, staff and learners

September 10, 2021

AFMC is joining the call from several national organizations and health or academic institutions across the country for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. Mandatory vaccination should be required for health care workers as well as university health and medical faculty, staff and learners. In the… [Read more]

Working together to improve the culture of academic medicine

June 28, 2021

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) are working together to improve the culture of academic medicine. Thanks to a grant from the Physician Wellness+Initiative, an initiative by Scotiabank, the Canadian Medical Association… [Read more]

Virtual interviews for the 2022 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match

June 25, 2021

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada’s Board of Directors has decided that all interviews taking place in the fall of 2021 for the 2022 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match will be in a virtual format including those for… [Read more]

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]