Donations to the REF will be used to fund family medicine research and education projects. Donations can be further designated into one (or a combination of) the following areas:
Research Activities supports family medicine research projects and activities, including The Janus Project - Family Physicians Meeting the Needs of Tomorrow's Society.
Physician Education supports undergraduate and postgraduate training and educational opportunities in family medicine through the CFPC Honours and Awards Program.
Practice Management supports projects that will improve management techniques in family physicians' offices - especially involving the development of computers in family medicine.
Patient Education supports initiatives aimed at raising awareness of our patients so that they may take steps to improve their own health.
General Fund supports all of the current projects of the Research and Education Foundation and will be applied to the areas of greatest funding need in a given year, including the CFPC's Child Health initiatives.