As we enter a new academic year, we should do so with one word in mind: “commitment.” Commitment to each other, our roles, our communities and to our shared mission. To those who are joining this Faculty for the first time, welcome! To those who are returning, welcome back! Together, we will ensure nothing slows down the Faculty of Medicine … not even a global pandemic.
Sep 9 / 2020
It’s easy to focus on the individual elements that comprise medical education, and for many decades, that’s exactly what we did. If you successfully completed a series of courses, you moved on to the next year. Successfully complete a few years, you got a degree. Successfully complete your residency, you entered into independent practice.
Aug 19 / 2020
Dr. Fei-Fei Liu is the Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine. She is also a professor in the Departments of Medical Biophysics, Otolaryngology, the Institute of Medical Science and the Department of Radiation Oncology. Liu spoke to Faculty of Medicine writer Ciara Parsons about how the pandemic has impacted patients with cancer, and the newfound efficiencies in delivering cancer care to patients.
Aug 4 / 2020
Kristian McCarthy and David Lee are second-year MD students and co-presidents of Out in Medicine. As passionate advocates for equity and inclusion and future physicians, they spoke about the importance of addressing health inequities faced by LGBTQ+ individuals, advocating for marginalized communities and using an intersectional lens when providing care.
Jul 27 / 2020