Virtual Care

  • Identify opportunities for virtual care that are patient-centred and timely
  • Understand features that make certain patients and conditions more or less appropriate for virtual care and recognize the limitations of virtual care
  • Understand the medical legal considerations of a virtual visit including consent, privacy and limitations

Core Resources

Considerations-for-in-person visits

Ontario College of Family Physicians. When phone/video isn’t enough (cont’d) PPE and Infection Control. August 2020. Available at:

Virtual Care Curriculum - 24Jun2020

Bernhard N, Moaveni A, & Suleman S. A new way of seeing: Virtual care in clerkship. June 24, 2020.


Dermer M. Virtual Care Playbook. March 2020. Available at:

Basics of Virtual Care for the Medical Student

Department of Family & Community Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto