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Faces of U of T Medicine: Courtney Francis

Second-year MD student Courtney Francis is known to many of her social media followers as @TheGirlyMD. She’s using her rapidly-growing platform as an opportunity to connect with others in the medical community, share what it’s like to be a medical student and empower young women to pursue their dreams. Francis spoke to Faculty of Medicine writer Julia Soudat about what inspired her to publicly share her journey and what she’s learned from her experience.
Mar 8 / 2019

Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Health Systems Perform Better

U of T graduate students have found that artificial intelligence can be used not just to diagnose patients, but to improve decision-making across the field of health care – a development that could profoundly improve the delivery of health care and sustainability of our health systems.
Mar 6 / 2019

New Elective in Addiction Medicine to Tackle Stigma and Place Students in the Community

Medical students at the University of Toronto will soon be able to immerse themselves in a week of experiential learning about addiction medicine, thanks in large part to efforts by one of their own.
Feb 22 / 2019