Federal Funding to Transform Primary Care Training in Canada

The Team Primary Care initiative will transform the training of current and future generations of primary care practitioners, enhancing their ability to work in interprofessional teams. MISSISSAUGA — June 8, 2023 — Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, […]

Dr. David Tannenbaum
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. David Tannenbaum is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (U of T). He received his medical degree from McGill University in 1977 and completed residency training in family medicine at McGill University and at the Medical University […]

Dr. Marshall Godwin


“Family medicine has provided me with a life I have enjoyed immensely. Besides being a family doctor, I know nothing else. That’s who I am and who I will always be.” Dr. Marshall Godwin’s passion for family medicine sparked an early interest in pursuing a career in primary care. In 1977 Dr. Godwin completed his […]

Dr. Stuart Iglesias
Parry Sound, Ontario

“The historical definition of primary care, where procedural care is owned exclusively by the specialties, has negatively impacted rural Canada, where there are few specialists. Without local surgery programs, rural emergency, trauma, and maternity services, are not sustainable.” A rural family physician working to bring evidence and advocacy to the paradigm that rural primary care […]