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MD Program

Temerty Medicine’s MD Program is one of the largest undergraduate medical education programs in Canada. 

Our curriculum prepares graduates who are adaptive to the needs of patients and communities from diverse and varied populations, committed to evidence-informed practice and scholarship and to providing team-based care in an equitable, individualized and holistic manner.

We strive to provide a supportive, student-focused learning environment delivered on campus and across our network of affiliated hospitals and relationships with a range of community partners.

Meet the Associate Dean
Dr. Marcus Law
Professor Marcus Law has been appointed Associate Dean, MD Program effective July 1, 2021. Prof. Law is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. At the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, he has taken on many leadership roles including Academic Lead in Educational Technology, Director of Preclerkship Renewal, and most recently, Director of Foundations in the MD Program. In this role he has led the successful implementation and ongoing review of a new and innovative pre-clerkship curriculum.
Nov 3, 2021
It’s often said that necessity is the mother of invention.  From virtual meetings to curbside pickup, COVID-19 public health measures required many people to change how they do things over the last several months.  They also inspired third-year medical student Lauren Wintraub, and others in the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine, to think about new ways of using technology in medical education.
Aug 13, 2021
The costs connected to medical school applications can add up quickly, from admissions tests to processing and transcript request fees. For some students, budget is the limiting factor that ends their dream of becoming a doctor. But a group of learners and staff at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine, called Price of a Dream, are helping eliminate financial barriers for applicants from low socioeconomic backgrounds. 
Aug 9, 2021
Eliot Winkler launched his medical school journey after several years in the health and social services sectors during which he focused on supporting, advocating for, and researching the experiences of people living with HIV and AIDS. A recipient of the Michael Gregg Scholarship, Winkler reflects back on his first year of studies in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s MD Program.

Student Assistance

The Student Assistance section is intended as a quick reference for medical students at the University of Toronto who are experiencing an urgent or crisis situation. This section provides information and links to resources on key issues that may arise, but does not connect you directly to assistance. If your health or safety, or the health or safety of someone else, is at risk, please call 911 or seek medical attention right away.

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