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Teaching Learners

PGThe Family Medicine (FM) Program is dedicated to the development of competent family physicians providing comprehensive, continuous care capable of beginning practice anywhere in Canada.  We are actively working towards a curriculum that is centred in family medicine optimizing the strengths and opportunities of each of our program sites.

At the core of our program is a family practice with a family physician as the primary preceptor that serves as the home base providing both continuity of care and education for the resident.

Our program is a distributed learning network with a teaching sites based in Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener-Waterloo, Halton, Grand Erie/Six Nations as well as rural practices in Collingwood, Fergus, Grimsby, Mount Forest and Owen Sound.  Each of these sited represent a separate "CaRMs option” for medical students applying to residency. 

There are a variety of teaching and leadership opportunities within the residency program including:


Each of these roles has different requirements, time commitments, and stipends as outlined in the table here.