The Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto is one of the largest academic departments of family medicine in the world. DFCM has 1,300 faculty members; 375 postgraduate trainees, 14 family medicine teaching sites and cares for one million patients. The DFCM is recognized internationally for its clinical, educational and research excellence. Our teaching units are at the forefront of primary care renewal.
The DFCM Open website is a repository of peer reviewed, evidence-based, family-medicine focused tools and resources that are clinical, educational or research-oriented in nature. Anyone with an Internet connection can access DFCM Open, though it is aimed at an audience of family physicians and primary care health professionals.