Postgraduate Program Report

Program Recruitment Events: The annual career night for medical students hosted by the Learner Experience office took place in a virtual format on September 29. We also had our first virtual CaRMS information session on October 7 and over 230 students registered to attend. We will be hosting a second CaRMS information session highlighting our rural/regional site directors on November 11. Details can be found below: 

  • Topic: Western University Family Medicine Information Session (core site overview)
  • Description: Join our Program Directors and Site Directors to learn more about Western University's Family Medicine Residency Program. This session will include both a live presentation and Q&A period.
  • When: Nov 11, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • Registration: (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar)

 COVID-19 Residency Program Update: Residents and preceptors should contact the FM office ( regarding any leaves due to exposure or symptoms to COVID-19. We are required to report these leaves to the central PGME office. Residents should also contact us if they have upcoming plans to travel outside of the country. A formalized leave that will extend a residency end date may need to be taken to accommodate any travel plans.

Teaching resources: There are a number of resources for supervising residents on the CFPC website. Please take a look at the following link for information on supervising learners during virtual visits: Click here.

New rotations: Our Postgraduate Education Committee has recently approved two new rotations regarding Addictions Medicine and a rotation regarding the management of headaches in London. These experiences will be on our website shortly. Please review our website to see different elective learning experiences offered in our catchment: Click here.