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New Master of Public Health in Family & Community Medicine
By Danielle Simpson

Considering an academic career or ready to establish, enhance or expand your career?

DFCM offers a new Canadian Master of Public Health (MPH) degree specifically for family physicians and other primary care practitioners. It is designed to prepare family physicians for academic and scholarly leadership

Why an MPH in Family and Community Medicine?
• Expanded career options and opportunities for promotion
• Enriched clinical practice and patient care

Why DFCM for an MPH?
• Breadth and variety
• An effective learning model and a rich learning environment
• Strong faculty
• Long track record with graduate programs

Goals

1. Train family physicians and other primary care practitioners to optimize their impact on the health of their communities by applying public health-related knowledge and skills to the individuals, families and communities that they serve.
2. Provide opportunities for learners to develop skills in primary care leadership and scholarship.
3. Provide opportunities for learners to pursue an area of special interest such as health education, research and global health.

Learn More about the Master of Public Health in Family & Community Medicine

This degree is administered and delivered by the DFCM, granted by the School of Graduate Studies and housed in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, who offer related MPH programs.

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