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Leadership Academy

The OCFP Leadership Academy

The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP), in partnership with the Rotman School of Management, is pleased to launch The OCFP Leadership Academy, an immersive leadership program designed to cultivate and enhance leadership skills among family physicians. In today’s complex healthcare landscape, the need for effective physician leaders is more critical than ever. The OCFP Leadership Academy is designed to equip family physicians with the tools and knowledge to navigate the intricacies of healthcare systems, champion patient-centered care, and drive innovation in primary care practices.

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About the Program

*This is a new program from the OCFP*

Program Highlights

Develop Management and Leadership Competencies

The program focuses on developing core leadership competencies, including strategic thinking, effective communication, decision-making, teamwork and change management. Participants will gain the skills necessary to lead and manage primary care teams, improve patient outcomes and drive organizational success.

Foster Collaboration and Networking

The program fosters a collaborative learning environment where participants engage in peer-to-peer and group interactions, role-playing and real-life case studies. These opportunities allow participants to exchange ideas, perspectives and best practices while building a supportive network of like-minded colleagues from diverse backgrounds and practices.

Peer-to-Peer Mentoring

In Module 1, participants form co-consulting teams. Teams collaborate to develop solutions to individual leadership challenges by leveraging their collective expertise. Participants receive guidance, support and valuable advice to navigate the various challenges and opportunities they encounter on their leadership journey.

Drive Innovation and Change

The program will equip participants with tools to foster a culture of innovation, adaptability and continuous improvement within their practices and the healthcare system, leading to transformative changes that positively impact patient care and outcomes.

Program Curriculum

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Program Faculty


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