About Us!

The Department of Family Medicine Undergraduate Medical Education team is dedicated to the education of medical students and promoting Family Medicine! 


Vision

All students will graduate with an in-depth understanding of generalism and the role of Family Medicine as integral to comprehensive patient care.


Mission

We are a team committed to serving our learners and community to inspire high quality undergraduate Family Medicine learning and patient care.  

We collaborate with the University of Calgary, community preceptors, members of the department of Family Medicine and medical school faculty to instill Family Medicine principles into the medical curriculum to graduate physicians prepared to serve all of Alberta.

Values

  • Commitment to Community
  • Social accountability
  • Forward thinking
  • Working together
  • Patient centered care
  • Inclusion


Stakeholders

  • Medical Students
  • Faculty
    • CSM Community Preceptors 
    • DFM Faculty
  • Undergraduate Medical Education & Cumming School of Medicine (UME/CSM)
  • Distributed Learning and Rural Initiatives (DLRI)
  • Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) 
  • Alberta Health Services (AHS)
  • Patients

Extended Stakeholders

  • Postgraduate Family Medicine Program
  • Alberta College of Family Physicians of (ACFP)
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
  • Canadian Undergraduate Family Medicine Education Directors Committee (CUFMED)
  • Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CaCMS)
  • Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS)
  • University of Calgary (UofC)
  • Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS)