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Does Medical Education Need a Revolution?

This week the Faculty of Medicine recognized some of its best educators at the 13th Annual Education Achievement Celebration. We wanted to get their thoughts on the future direction required for medical and health science education, so we asked: Does medical education need a revolution? If so, what would you change? While not all thought revolution was the right term, they all had thoughts on how the educational experience could evolve. Here are the responses.
May 14 / 2015

U of T Researchers Uncover New Mode of Cardiovascular Communication

Scientists at the University of Toronto have found that blood vessel cells have a deeper level of communication than previously believed. This discovery could lead to new diagnostics and more targeted treatment for cardiovascular disease, according to research led by Professor Jason Fish.
May 12 / 2015

Faces of U of T Medicine: Anjali Kulkarni

Anjali Kulkarni wants to improve access to reproductive and sexual healthcare for patients across the country. The fourth year medical student, who will start residency training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology this July, has been working to eliminate the stigma associated with these topics by raising awareness. She spoke to us about her work with the Canadian Federation of Medical Students and Medical Students for Choice.
May 12 / 2015

Reading for Health

​A U of T resident and lecturer have teamed up bring books into the doctors’ offices of their youngest patients – recognizing the strong link between literacy and wellness.
May 12 / 2015

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