The objectives of the program are to improve or develop: 

  • knowledge and skills essential for a career in academic family medicine;
  • teaching skills for use in academic clinical teaching units or in community practices;
  • basic research skills in both quantitative or qualitative research methodologies.

The program is offered to family physicians of exceptional capability who:

  • may be planning a future career in academic family medicine;
  • faculty in academic departments of family medicine, possibly on sabbatical, who wish to advance their teaching and research skills; or
  • community family physicians who wish to make teaching and/or research part of their family medicine community based practice.