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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.

Graduate & Life Sciences

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.
Nov 29, 2021
Nicole Mfoafo-M’Carthy, a second-year medical student at the University of Toronto, is one of 11 Canadians selected this year to receive a Rhodes Scholarship — one of the most prestigious awards in the world. 
Nov 24, 2021
The University of Toronto’s Combined Containment Level 3 unit, equipped to safely study pathogens that cause infectious disease, was among the first labs in Canada to enable researchers to work with SaRS-CoV-2 samples. Now, the lab is also the heart of the Emerging and Pandemic Infections Consortium — a new U of T Institutional Strategic Initiative that will unite top university, hospital and global experts in infectious diseases.
Nov 24, 2021
When Ikran Ali and Zaky Hassan were teenagers in high school, they didn’t know careers doing laboratory medicine and health research were options. But, fast-forward to today. Now, Ali is a fifth-year PhD student in Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s Institute of Medical Science doing orthopaedic research on bone healing and infection, and Hassan is a second year Master’s student in Temerty Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry investigating the structural biology of coronavirus spike proteins.