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Welcome to the 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.
May 6, 2024
The Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s MD Program has marked an important milestone leading up to the opening of the Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health.  Caroline Chan has been named the inaugural academy director of Scarborough Academy of Medicine.
Apr 17, 2024
Second-year MD program student Cristian Garcia is a co-lead author of a systematic review and meta-analysis that found no links between a common dementia drug and fatal heart arrhythmias.
Feb 27, 2024
Chika Oriuwa (MD ’20) says the endowed award she has established is a celebration of the work that has been done to improve inclusion and diversity in medicine and a nod to the work the next generation of physicians will do.

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.