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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.
May 19, 2022
A scientific riddle now has an answer. MD/PhD student Glenn Walpole is part of a team that solved the mystery of how Salmonella, which is known for causing food-borne illness, manipulates a fundamental class of cellular lipids. 
May 11, 2022
First- and second-year MD Program learners are rethinking the way they thank their Foundations tutors. This year, the students are raising money to plant trees in their honour.
May 2, 2022
Through his studies, Vinyas Harish works at the intersection of emergency preparedness, artificial intelligence and infectious disease. The MD/PhD program student at Temerty Medicine was recently named a UTAA Graduate Scholar — a prestigious honour that celebrates outstanding learners.

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.