Faculty of Medicine

Alumni Services for Students

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Tap into the knowledge, experience and skills of your alumni network – a resource of over 58,000 health-care leaders, including graduates of our life sciences, rehabilitation sciences, MD and MD/PhD programs, as well as more than 20,000 former residents and fellows.  

Students can benefit from connecting with alumni through a variety of opportunities and initiatives.

For more information on any of these alumni-student opportunities, contact Sara Franca at sara.franca@utoronto.ca.


Nutritional sciences mentorship programAlumni Mentorship

The Faculty of Medicine Alumni Mentorship Program is a fantastic way for students to connect with alumni in a one-on-one conversation. This is an opportunity to receive advice and grow your network.  Above and beyond specializations, the mentorship program helps students build a meaningful professional relationship with an experienced health professional.

Alumni mentorship program spans four programs within the Faculty of Medicine. To participate, students must submit the online registration form.

MD Alumni Mentorship Program 

For all U of T MD students. Connect with an MD alumni and build your professional network. This program runs from September to December.

Mentor Application – MD program

Mentee Application – MD program - student registration is closed for 2018-2019

Department of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) 

Open to Nutritional Sciences students (both graduate and undergraduate). Learn from an alumni mentor through a series of mentorship events and one-on-one meetings. This program spans the academic year (September to April).

*All students must attend a mandatory orientation. Details will be announced shortly.

Mentor Application – DNS

Mentee Application - DNS- student registration is closed for 2018-2019

MD/PhD Mentorship Program

For students in the MD/PhD program. Connect with a MD/PhD alumnus/a who shares your clinical and/or research interests. Program spans the academic year (September to April).

Mentor Application – MD/PhD

Mentee Application – MD/PhD- student registration is closed for 2018-2019

Life Sciences Career Development Society (LSCDS)  Mentorship Program

A student-led mentorship program organized by the Life Sciences Career Development Society. Open to graduate students and post-docs in Life Sciences. Connect with an alumni mentor in your field of interest. Program runs from January to April.

Mentor Application – LSCDS

Mentee Application - LSCDS - student registration is closed for 2018-2019



Alumni mentor speaks with studentsAlumni Volunteers for Student Events

Are you a student leader? Connecting with alumni can help you further your own knowledge and professional learning. The UofTMed alumni team can help you recruit alumni volunteers to be speakers, mentors and facilitators for your student events.

Submit your alumni volunteer request online.


Medical Student Alumni Fund - Student Club Funding Program

If your student club involves alumni in its activities, you could be eligible for funding through the Alumni Fund Program. Through contributions to the Alumni Fund, students are directly benefiting from both alumni giving and alumni expertise. Applications for 2019-2020 Medical Student Club Funding will be due in March, 2019.  

Past funding recipients:

  • 1T8 Class Council
  • Altitude Healthcare Mentoring
  • Arts & Letters
  • Black Medical Students' Association
  • Exercise is Medicine Canada
  • Healthcare Management and Finance Interest Group (HMFIG)
  • Inner City Health Speaker Series
  • Innovation in Medicine
  • MAM Student Alumni Network
  • Monologues in Medicine
  • Out in Medicine 
  • Rural Medicine Interest Group
  • Social Justice in Medical Education
  • Student Health Initiatives and Education
  • The Global Medical Student Partnership
  • U of T Med Club Francais
  • Women's Health Initiative

Learn more about the Alumni Fund and submit your application here.


Words of Wisdom noteWords of Wisdom

Incoming MD students receive a Words of Wisdom note from an MD alumnus/a. These notes contain messages of congratulations, inspiring advice and a warm welcome to the Faculty of Medicine community. Remember to contribute your own words of wisdom when you join the alumni community.


The Faculty of Medicine Dean's Alumni Awards

Students can help celebrate alumni impact and learn about diverse career paths and pursuits by volunteering on our Faculty of Medicine Alumni Awards selection committee.

Click here to learn more about the alumni awards


Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards

Every year, Faculty of Medicine students who have made outstanding extra-curricular contributions to the university are recognized with Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards, established in 1994 by the University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA) and the Division of University Advancement.

Click here to learn more about the Cressy Student Leadership Awards

For more information on any of these alumni-student opportunities, contact Sara Franca at sara.franca@utoronto.ca.