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Family Medicine Specialty Committee

Who we are

The Family Medicine Specialty Committee (FMSC) advises the CFPC Board on all matters related to Academic Family Medicine. Its purpose is to define the educational and scholarly components of the specialty and set policies and standards to enhance the effectiveness of academic family medicine in the discipline of family medicine while ensuring links between education, scholarship, and practice.


Dr. Katherine Stringer (Active Chair)
Dr. Jennifer Hall (Outgoing Chair)


Dr. Fraser Brenneis, Residency Accreditation Committee
Dr. Aaron Johnston, Section of Teachers Council
Dr. Keith Wycliffe-Jones, Postgraduate Education Committee
Dr. Dominique Pilon, Board of Examinations and Certification
Dr. Viv Ramsden, Section of Researchers Council
Dr. Karen Schultz, Postgraduate Dean
Dr. Katherine Stringer, Family Medicine Chair
Dr. Paul Miron, Postgraduate Program Director
Dr. Erich Hanel, Enhanced Skills Program Director
Dr. Lisa Bonang, Advisory Committee on Family Practice
Dr. Édouard Hendriks, Health Systems
Dr. Ateeya Vawda, Section of Residents Council
Dr. Dave Thomas, Clinical Teacher
Dr. Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay, Clinical Teacher
Sandra Banner, Member of the public
Dr. Anne-Marie MacLellan, Collège des médecins du Québec


Dr. Glen Bandiera, Royal College
Dr. Ainslie Mihalchuk, Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada

CFPC staff

Executive Director, Academic Family Medicine
Manager, Academic Family Medicine

What we do


The Family Medicine Specialty Committee (FMSC) is accountable to the CFPC Board and is responsible to:

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