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Education

Leadership in human health starts here.

There is no better place to start your future in health care than at the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine. When you get a degree from a university with an award-winning faculty and a worldwide reputation in academic excellence and research, your ability to make an impact is boundless. Explore this page to discover the unparalleled opportunities waiting for you.

Medical Education

The practice of medicine begins with a call to service, but is made possible through study and training. Under the guidance of leading educators, our students learn in dynamic settings that present real-world situations. Students gain a deep understanding of science and medical practice, but also of their social and ethical responsibilities. Whether it is through training as a practitioner in medical radiation sciences, as a physician assistant or a doctor, U of T Medicine will support your preparation so that you can answer your calling.

Research & Health Science

Education is a lifelong pursuit. Our understanding of medicine and the life sciences is forever expanding. New challenges, new diseases and new treatments are always on the horizon. Furthering our knowledge, skills and techniques is our responsibility as medical and life sciences scholars. The Temerty Faculty of Medicine provides an array of programs for those who want to dive deeper. Whether you are a student who wants to embark upon a graduate degree in the life sciences, a recent medical school graduate seeking certification in a specialty or to become a family physician, or a current physician who wants to continue your professional development, we have the programs to support your ambitions.
Feb 29, 2024
The story of how two U of T professors came to supply ground-breaking technology to the U.S. military began with a surprise visit to a University Health Network lab two decades ago. 
Feb 27, 2024
Finding new compounds that could lead to the next generation of drugs is a daunting challenge. To speed that process, the inaugural CACHE Challenge Symposium will spotlight the role of open science in drug discovery, on March 6 and 7 in Toronto.
Feb 27, 2024
While there is no effective drug treatment for the progressive disease, much progress has been made over the last decade on interventions to prevent or delay dementia in people at risk. But what if we could recognize the symptoms earlier?