Grace Zhao is a first-year medical student, in the Class of 2T1. An ex-ballerina from Vancouver, Zhao rekindled her passion for dance at U of T through her involvement in Daffydil and the U of T Dance Team for MedGames 2018. She spoke to Faculty of Medicine writer Julia Soudat about dance, medical school and what inspired her to become a physician.
Jan 22 / 2018
Megan Woolner was a third-year medical student at the University of Toronto when she met Anahita [not her real name], a recent immigrant from Iran who had come to the family medicine clinic at North York General Hospital.
Jan 18 / 2018
For Marisa de Souza, moving to Toronto from Port Perry, Ontario to study at U of T was a dream come true. Now, the second-year MD student at the Missisauga Academy of Medicine (MAM) is an avid volunteer and burgeoning triathlete. She spoke to writer Julia Soudat about the best parts of medical school and the extracurricular pursuits she’s involved in.
Dec 19 / 2017
What do the arts, indoor gardening and medicine all have in common? They’re some of Josiah Osagie’s passions. The third-year medical student keenly the intersection of medicine and creativity as a member of ArtBeat, U of T’s Undergraduate Medical Education arts and humanities blog. Osagie talked to Faculty of Medicine writer Julia Soudat about that role, his interest in psychiatry and the obscure Dutch record that’s at the top of his playlist.
Dec 11 / 2017