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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.
George and Helen Vari
Sep 10, 2021
The George and Helen Vari Foundation has made a leadership commitment in support of a new endowed chair in the University of Toronto’s Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery.
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Sep 9, 2021
Donnelly Centre investigators have received $1.9 million to shed light on how variation in our genomes affects disease risk and severity in a bid to improve interpretation of personal genome information.
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Sep 8, 2021
Human pluripotent stem cells have the potential to transform themselves into all the different kinds of cells of the body, including the cells of the pancreas that produce insulin. Harnessing this potential through cell transplants could revolutionize diabetes treatment. The new insulin source would help patients manage their blood sugar levels, potentially eliminating the need for insulin injections by syringe or pump.