The program of study leads to a Master of Clinical Science (MClSc) degree in Family Medicine. This degree attracts family physicians anticipating an academic career in a university setting, junior faculty wanting to improve academic skills, or practicing family physicians upgrading skills in order to teach or contribute to research in their own community setting. Physicians have also taken the program for mid-career rejuvenation.
The program is now offered primarily part-time in a predominantly distance learning format, over a 3-4 year period.
The program of study will lead to a PhD in Family Medicine. This degree will attract family physicians anticipating a research career in family medicine.
The main goal of the PhD is to produce family physicians who will be competitive family medicine researchers at the highest levels of grantsmenship internationally. The discipline of family medicine from a research perspective is at a critical juncture and in order to ensure the future of family medicine research PhD trained family physicians are fundamental.
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