FAYR-GP is a member of the College of General Medicine (CMG). The Extraordinary General Assembly of December 10, 2014 voted FAYR-GP’s entry into the scientific component.

Two FAYR-GP Board members were elected in January 2014 on their own behalf to the Board of Directors of the College. It is about Tiphanie BOUCHEZ, former treasurer of FAYR-GP, installed in Alpes-Maritimes (06) and Fanny CASANOVA, former secretary general of FAYR-GP, installed in Drôme (26).

As a member of the scientific component of the CMG and through its various events, FAYR-GP is in contact with colleges and learned societies of general medicine:

CNGE: National College of Teaching General Practitioners.

CMG: College of General Medicine. College bringing together the organizations that work for the discipline “general medicine”, in the professional, scientific and university fields.

SFTG: French society of Therapeutics of the Generalist. National Society of Continuing Medical Education Centered on Family Physician Therapeutics

SFMG: French Society of General Medicine. Scholarly society with the status of an association which focuses more on research in the scientific, biological and economic fields of promoting the general practice of medicine.

GROUM.F: University Group for Francophone Qualitative Medical Research. Association for the Promotion of Qualitative Research in Primary Care.

IRMG: Institute of Research in General Medicine

SFDRMG: French Society for Documentation and Research in General Medicine. A scientific society of general medicine of the Unaformec, it contributes to enrich the knowledge and the practices in general medicine, to answer the institutional demands and to value the general medicine around the documentation and the scientific and pedagogic research.

The College is currently working on several themes:

  • General medicine and mental health
  • Databases in general medicine
  • The drug, from different angles
  • Weight and obesity
  • Cancer and general practice

For each of these axes, working groups are formed and members of FAYR-GP are invited to participate if they wish.

Fanny CASANOVA leads the mental health group for the CMG and in particular the experimentation of the charter (link to the charter) signed in March 2014 between the CMG and the presidents of CME psychiatric hospitals.

In addition, the CMG is in contact with other institutions (HAS, ANSM, InCA, Public Health France …) that regularly request it for general practitioners to participate in working committees. Here again, any FAYR-GP member may propose to participate in these commissions.

Other young structures

FAYR-GP collaborates closely with other young structures of general medicine:

Saint-Exupéry Network: Movement whose aim is to promote the discipline of general medicine at European and international level under the aegis of the VdGM and WONCA
REAGJIR: Autonomous grouping of established and replacement youth generalists, inter-union representing young general practitioners and heads of clinics in general medicine
ISNAR-IMG: National Autonomous Trade Union Representative of Internal Medicine

Other institutional links

FAYR-GP is regularly asked to carry out research training workshops or sessions at congresses such as: the ISNAR-IMG congress, the Indian Ocean Congress, the Algerian Congress of General Medicine and of course at the Congress of General Medicine – France.

Types of workshops realized: Pubmed, Zotero, how to carry out a questionnaire, how to establish one’s question of research, the interview in qualitative research, realization of a poster …

FAYR-GP also has a partnership with the general practice ‘Exercer’ since 2011 as part of the ‘Thesis of the month’.


French public institutions and agencies.

ANSM: National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products. French public establishment whose main mission is to assess the health risks presented by drugs and more generally all health products intended for humans. It is also the sole authority in the regulation of biomedical research.

Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Women’s Rights. French administration in charge of the implementation of the government’s policy in the fields of social affairs, solidarity and social cohesion, public health and social protection.

DGOS: Directorate-General for the Provision of Care. Department of Health Branch, providing the interface between the Ministry and the health care institutions. It ensures quality, proximity and continuity of care. It also organizes the offer of care, the training of health professionals and their activity.

HAS: High health authority. Independent public authority that contributes to the regulation of the health system through quality. She carries out her missions in the fields of health product evaluation, professional practices, organization of care and public health.

CNOM: National Council of the College of Physicians. Professional, administrative and jurisdictional body for the defense and regulation of the medical profession

Research institutes:

INCa: National Cancer Institute. State health and scientific agency that develops expertise and finances projects in the field of cancer.

INPES: National Institute of Prevention and Health Education. Administrative public institution responsible for implementing prevention and health education policies within the broader framework of public health policy guidelines set by the government.

INSERM: National Institute of Health and Medical Research. French scientific and technological public institution specializing in medical research, under the dual supervision of the Ministry of Research and the Ministry of Health.

INED: National Institute of Demographic Studies. French public institution specializing in demographic research and population studies in general.

INSEE: National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. Institute responsible for collecting, producing, analyzing and disseminating information on the French economy and society.

Public Health France: Since 1 May 2016, the National Institute for Prevention and Health Education (Inpes), the Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS) and the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Establishment (Eprus ) became Public Health France.

International organisations

WONCA WORLD: National Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners / Family Physicians. A global non-profit organization representing family physicians and general practitioners from all regions of the world.

WONCA Europe: European branch of the Wonca world

UEMO: European Union of General Practitioners / Family Physicians. Non-governmental organization bringing together general practitioners in Europe.

EURACT: European academy of teachers in general practice. European organization that brings together academic teachers of the discipline. It offers two annual meetings, educational work and training of different levels.

EQuiP: European society for quality in family practice. European body whose aim is to improve the quality and safety of family medicine care.

EGPRN European general practice research network. European organization which deals more particularly with research in general medicine and its teaching. She organizes two annual meetings with master class.

EUROPREV: European network for prevention and health promotion in family medicine and general practice. European network for the prevention and promotion of health in family medicine and general medicine.

EURIPA: European Rural and Isolated Practitioners Association. European organization created to meet the needs of the population and family doctors in rural situations.

Vasco da Gama Movement: Wonca Europe working group for new and future general practitioners. Association which gathers young European doctors (juniors: 5 years after the thesis) and organizes a pre-conference the day before each congress of the Wonca Europe

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