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MD Students Explore ‘Artificial Identities’ in 2020 Theatrical Production of Daffydil

As one of the oldest remaining traditions on campus at the University of Toronto, Daffydil is a medical student organized theatrical production that has taken place annually for more than 100 years.The production draws on the creative talents of over 70 medical students to act, direct, script-write, compose, choregraph and more to pull the show together and doubles as a fundraiser for cancer research, as all proceeds of Daffydil are donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Feb 19 / 2020

Black History in the Making at U of T Medicine

It’s Black History Month and we’re celebrating all the incredible Black researchers, students, faculty and staff at U of T Medicine. From aerospace medicine to local activism and advocacy, our people are making extraordinary contributions to health care, science and their communities. They spoke to writer Julia Soudat about what they’re working on and what drives their work.
Feb 10 / 2020

Myth-busting the CaRMS Process

About 6,000 medical students a year use the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) to find postgraduate medical training programs. As one might expect, countless sites online offer information about CaRMS, and some of it is inaccurate. To help students find the best information, Dr. Laila Premji has created a list of common misconceptions about CaRMS and provided helpful insights into the process.
Feb 6 / 2020

Reducing the Barriers to Mental Health Care for Healthcare Professionals

Dr. Trey Coffey, an associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine, speaks about her involvement with The Hospital for Sick Children’s (SickKids) peer support program, why these programs are important, the notion of the ‘second victim’ and how to be an ally to those facing difficulties in the workplace.
Jan 31 / 2020