Association of Faculties of Medicine in Canada (AFMC)

The AFMC represents Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine and is the voice of academic medicine in this country. The AFMC is engaged in advocacy activities related to all facets of academic medicine. AFMC works to represent and support the mandates of Canada’s medical faculties on research, medical education, and clinical care with social accountability. Advocacy initiatives are tailored to keeping these issues high on the federal government’s agenda and ensure that Canada’s faculties of medicine serve as important resources to decision-makers in this country.

Areas of collaboration with RDoC may vary but typically include:

  • AFMC Board of Directors
  • AFMC Distributed Medical Education (DME) Resource Group
  • AFMC Distributed Medical Education (DME) Resource Group: Learner Experience Task Group
  • AFMC Graduation Questionnaire Strategic Group
  • AFMC FMEC-PG Transitions: Learner Education Handover Project
  • AFMC Physician Health and Wellness Group
  • AFMC Resident Matching (ARM) Task Force
  • AFMC Resident Matching Technical Subcommittee (ARM-TS)
  • AFMC Task Force on Undergraduate Medical Education Accreditation (TUMEA)
  • AFMC/RDoC Entry Points to PGME Working Group