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Advancing LGBTQ2S Health Education

James Owen, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, says it takes more to deliver medical care to queer communities than simply being able to decode the acronym LGBTQ2S (which stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, and 2-Spirit).
Sep 20 / 2018

After the Match: A Place for Everyone

For a brief moment in time, “Jack” didn’t think he’d find himself nearly three months into his internal medicine residency after being unmatched after the second round of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) matching process. He was not alone.
Sep 20 / 2018

New Awards Recognize Mentorship and Equity

Fifteen years ago, the Faculty of Medicine held its first Education Day to recognize excellence and leadership in education. The event has grown to become an annual celebration— and this year, it expanded again with the creation of two new MD Program awards. The Norman Rosenblum Award for Excellence in Mentorship and the Miriam Rossi Award for Health Equity in Undergraduate Medical Education were presented for the first time this spring.
Sep 20 / 2018

Faces of U of T Medicine: Ghazal Haddad

Before starting medical school, Ghazal Haddadstudied immunology and molecular genetics, and working on computational biology research at Professor Fritz Roth’s lab. At the Roth Lab, Haddad’s research was focused on computationally determining how the dynamics of interactions between human proteins get altered in the context of breast cancer. Now, she gets to combine her passion for research and medicine as an MD student with the Class of 2T2.
Aug 23 / 2018
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