For copies of our Annual Reports dating back to 2008, please contact DFM Communications at [email protected].
Department of Family Medicine's Learning Circle
In recognition of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, the Department of Family Medicine will be hosting a Learning Circle on the afternoon of Monday, September 25, 2023.
This event is being organized in partnership with the University of Ottawa’s Mashkawazìwogamig Indigenous Resource Centre (IRC) and will be led by Chancellor Claudette Commanda and our department’s Chair, Dr Clare Liddy. The event will feature an immersive cinematic experience, “”, by Niitsitapi writer and director, Ahnahktsipiitaa (Colin Van Loon), followed by a facilitated group discussion led by Indigenous medical students and members from the IRC.
We will be ending the afternoon with a faculty development session on case-based approaches to support Indigenous patients and applying the CanMEDS-FM Indigenous supplement in medical practice.
To register, please access this .
Should you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Celestin at [email protected].
Department of Family Medicine's Annual Faculty Retreat
The Department of Family Medicine is pleased to invite Faculty members to register for the 2023 Annual Faculty Retreat at the Fairmont Château Montebello on Friday, October 27 – Sunday, October 29th, 2023.
The theme of this year’s Faculty Retreat is Family Medicine is Diversity. We are excited that the keynote speaker on Friday, October 27th is the highly-regarded Ottawa-based critical care physician, , and creator of the podcast. Stay tuned for more information on his presentation.
On the morning of Saturday October 28th, we welcome your participation in our Departmental Assembly, and to partake in a robust series of sessions that will provide important updates on the Outcomes of Training Project (OTP), the curriculum and accreditation, followed by a diverse series of breakout sessions to delve into key topics (EDI, Medical Education Innovations, LTC, DFM resources for faculty and the OTP). There will be dedicated time at the end of the sessions to contribute, ask questions and reflect on these important discussions that impact the future direction of our department.
In the spirit of the season, on Saturday evening, there will be a Halloween-themed costume party with music, dancing and prizes! What will you come as?
On Sunday morning, we will be providing our members with engaging faculty development sessions and group discussions and hope you will enjoy the diversity of our program and our many teachers.
There will be ample opportunity to network and catch up with our colleagues during the weekend and to enjoy the great outdoors. We hope many of you will be bringing family members, as well as children, who are always welcome! Check back here for an agenda which will be finalized in the coming weeks.