Available Resources & Support

Study space

MD and Physician Assistant students, do you know you have access to a quiet study space, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?

  • The study space has 40 quiet study carrels, six ASCM rooms, six group study spaces, an open study space and a lunch room
  • You will need your access card to access the space 
  • The Study Space is located at 263 McCaul Street on the 5th floor.  Wi-fi is available through the ‘U of T’ network

Student Health Initiatives and Education (SHINE)

The SHINE team are a volunteer student-led team that helps promote our counselling services to their peers and to provide input on programming needs and promotional strategies. SHINE also helps promote student leadership in wellness workshops and peer tutoring. Visit the SHINE website.

Do you need a family physician? (MD only)

Are you a MD student who needs family doctor? We have a new system to link you with a family physician. Please visit your Portal page and follow these links to find a physician:

  • Go to the Portal
  • My Organizations Plus
  • Office of Health Professions Student Affairs
  • Find a Physician program for MD Students
  • View the PDF

Breastfeeding room

If you would like a quiet place to breastfeed your child, we have a private room on the St. George campus in the Medical Sciences Building (MSB) on the 3rd Floor in room 3273A.
A key is required to access this room (located inside the women's public washroom on the 3rd floor by the elevators).  The key to this room can be signed out at the Facilities Management & Space Planning (FM&SP) department, on the 2nd Floor in suite MSB 2356 for either single use or long-term use from Monday to Friday between 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact the FM&SP Administrative Coordinator: space.admin@utoronto.ca

*If the FM&SP office is closed, an alternative place to sign out a key is from the MD Program reception desk on the 3rd floor in suite MSB 3157. The MD Program office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Shuttle tickets 

Shuttle tickets are available to MD students to travel to between the St. George and UTM campus, provided they are for the following:
•    MedSoc meetings 
•    Curriculum meetings which are held in Mississauga (Course committees etc.) 
•    Co-curricular activities   

Book your tickets and then pick them up tickets at the OHPSA office.  You will need to give at least 24 hours’ notice. For more information, you can contact OHPSA at 416.978.2764. 

Event form

If you have an event, use the Event Booking Form. We are happy to help facilitate your request.


Emergency Childcare Services

During these challenging times we understand that the City of Toronto has been working on setting up emergency childcare services for some health care providers. This service is not provided by the University of Toronto, and we do not have the ability to book or hold spots for our Residents and Fellows, however we can help you navigate the system

Outlined below is the process. From our understanding is there is high demand for these spots and not all who request spots will be accommodated immediately, and there may be a waitlist or delay in receiving a spot.  Thank you for your patience and service during these trying times. Please reach out to us if you have any further questions.

COVID-19: Emergency Child Care for Essential Worker

Macaulay Child Development Centre Emergency Child Care Registration

While YMCA Before & After School programs are closed, free emergency child care will be available to school-aged children of eligible essential service workers only and registration is available through your municipality.

To see if you qualify for this emergency service, please refer to the province's list of eligible individuals...  Register at:

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Faculty Support

Request for OHPSA services.pdf