Associate Professor  |  Associate Dean, MD Program

Marcus Law

Department of Family and Community Medicine


Dr. Marcus Law is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine. At the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, he has taken on many roles including Academic Lead in Educational Technology, Director of Preclerkship Renewal, and most recently, Director of Foundations in the MD Program. 

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dr. Law immigrated to Canada with his family and settled in Toronto, where he completed an undergraduate Pharmacology degree. Dr. Law stayed in Toronto to complete his medical degree in 2000 and a Family Medicine residency at Michael Garron Hospital, where he went on to become the Director of Medical Education for 13 years. He also served as the Director of Technology-Enabled Learning at the Centre for Faculty Development in Toronto.  

Dr. Law holds an MBA degree from the W. P. Carey School of Business and a Master of Education degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

At the national level, Dr. Law has been actively involved with the Canadian Association for Medical Education as their President-Elect. He was also a chief examiner and deputy registrar for the Medical Council of Canada.

Dr. Law's academic work and research focus on translating our understanding of how medical students develop expertise into effective educational design and the implementation of theory-informed large-scale curricular redevelopment in medical schools.