The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has named Dr. Jane Thornton as the recipient of the prestigious Murray Stalker Award for 2018. Dr. Thornton is a resident physician, researcher and advocate for physical activity for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
Lorelei Lingard, PhD, has been awarded the 2018 Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education. This international honour recognizes Lingard's contributions to medical education policy in Canada and around the world.
The Government of Ontario is working with medical schools to create more specialized residency spots this upcoming school year for graduates who did not match to a residency position, ensuring that all unmatched graduates are placed.