Education Reports & Documents

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The postgraduate family medicine curriculum: an integrated approach.

The postgraduate family medicine curriculum. false 1995-01-01 1995. CFPC. Section of Teachers of Family Medicine. Committee on Curriculum.


Postgraduate education for rural family practice: Vision and recommendations for the new millennium.

The Working Group on Postgraduate Education for Rural Family Practice of the College of Family Physicians of Canada was established in 1998 to review the current state of postgraduate education for rural practice in Canada and to outline an appropriate curriculum to prepare new family physicians for the challenges of rural practice.

1999 May

Joint position paper on training for rural family practitioners in advanced maternity skills and Cesarean section.

For the approximately one third of Canadian women who spend their pregnancies in rural Canada, access can be a serious challenge. Most rural communities are too small and remote to sustain specialist obstetric and anesthetic services for operative birth. There is a need to sustain and restore the availability of advanced maternity care in rural Canada.

1999 Oct.

The present and promise of family medicine in undergraduate education: generalist foundations: a discussion paper.

This monograph is reflective of the discipline it covers and the multiple tasks that it calls forth in its practitioners. It is both a summary of what is, and an outline of what might be; it is a philosophical perspective and a practical tool to assist those responsible for delivering undergraduate programs in Family Medicine. Its authors are directors of undergraduate programs in a number of the sixteen medical schools in Canada.

2000 Sep

Educational reference manual: core emergency medicine training in family medicine residency programs.

This educational resource has been developed in order to provide all participants in the educational process of FM residency programs with consistent and simple-to-use tools. They reflect the work and commitment of EM educators in Canada to provide training that is consistent with the philosophy and vision of the CFPC in this domain.


National guidelines: family medicine - emergency medicine residency programs.

The “National Guidelines: Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine Residency Programs” has been developed in order to provide all participants in the educational and accreditation process of family medicine - emergency medicine residency programs with a consistent and simple to use tool.


Admission of rural origin students to medical school - recommended strategies.

This report presents education, funding and admissions process recommended strategies to increase the number of rural origin students in Canadian medical schools.


Family medicine bioethics curriculum: clinical cases and references.

Family medicine bioethics curriculum. This resource material is intended to facilitate ethics education in family medicine training programs. It may be used by teachers or learners; in small group discussions or in formal teaching sessions; in whole or in part.


Defining core procedure skills for Canadian family medicine training

The CFPC commissioned a Working Group on Procedural Skills to create a core and enhanced list of skills to guide residents’ training. This is the first list generated from suggestions of family physicians in practice.


An approach to maternity care education for Canadian family medicine residents. Discussion Paper.

Approach to maternity care education for Canadian family medicine residents. Competence in maternity and newborn care is a prerequisite for Certification in Family Medicine in Canada. 

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