Passion and Purpose 2027

Our Vision

Transforming healthcare ... Optimizing the health and well-being of patients and communities. 

Our Mission

We train and inspire the next generation of Family Physician clinicians, researchers, educators, and leaders.
We deliver the highest quality clinical care, produce impactful research, advance inter-disciplinary care models, and strengthen community partnerships.


Our Guiding Values

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Excellence 
  • Patient-Centeredness


Strategic Outcomes

  • Learners are confident and prepared for independent, comprehensive clinical practice.
  • Learners are ready to address emerging and complex societal health needs across diverse and under-served communities.
  • More undergraduate medical students choose a residency in Family Medicine.
  • MClSc and PhD Graduates in Family Medicine are national and international leaders in education, research and capacity building in primary care health systems.
  • Our research addresses the most pressing family medicine issues by answering questions that are important to our patients, and that are embedded in patient-centred and health equity principles and solutions.
  • Our research and quality improvement positively influences clinical practice, healthcare system processes, policy and health equity.
  • Our research is inclusive and reflects the diversity of our communities.
  • Patients receive high quality, inclusive care that respects and reflects their individual needs, preferences and values.
  • Patients and communities have access to equitable, integrated care, when and where they need it.
  • Comprehensive care and focused practice physicians, researchers and hospital and community partners work collaboratively to build healthier communities.