About Family Medicine Research
Family medicine research is the basis on which family medicine is built. It produces the evidence that supports our clinical practice and helps promote the value of family medicine as a cornerstone of the Canadian health care system. We produce, synthesize, and transfer the results of our research—the evidence—into best practice approaches to patient care.
The Research Department
The CFPC’s Research Department is part of the College’s Academic Family Medicine Division. The Research Department supports the Section of Researchers, provides research advice to the CFPC, organizes the Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day activities and the FMF research stream, and oversees a number of research programs. Contact us for more information.
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The Section of Researchers’ Blueprint for Family Medicine Research Success
The Section of Researchers’ (SOR’s) Blueprint for Family Medicine Research Success 2012–2017 is a detailed outline of the work to be undertaken by the SOR to support the vision of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. It contains five strategic objectives, which will guide our activities for a 5-year period.
Family Medicine Research Awards
The Section of Researchers, with the support of the CFPC and the CFPC’s Research and Education Foundation, promotes the development of new knowledge and recognizes outstanding contributions to family medicine research through numerous honours and awards.
Join the Section of Researchers
The Section of Researchers welcomes new members! Whether you’re in your early career or a seasoned physician, the Section of Researchers has something for everyone. CFPC Members and Associate Members are welcome to join the CFPC Section of Researchers at no additional cost. If you are not a CFPC member, click on the link to learn how to become a member.