Inclusion and Diversity
The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto is committed to the principles of inclusion and diversity in all that we do. This includes:
- recruiting students, faculty, and staff that reflect the diversity of our society
- maintaining an environment of equity and fairness where all can work and learn
- assuring that our programs and curricula prepare our graduates to meet the needs of the diverse communities they will serve in their careers in Canada and around the world
Find out more on our Faculty of Medicine Diversity Statement.
Diversity Mentorship Program & Resouces
This program links 1st and 2nd year medical students from under-represented and/or equity-seeking groups with faculty members and/or senior residents.
Celebrating the graduates who helped open the doors for Black, Indigenous and Female medical students by being among the first to walk through them.
Allyship and Inclusion at the Faculty of Medicine
Allies acknowledge that there are injustices in society and that those who have been given more power and privilege based on their identities have a responsibility to respond to any form of oppression in our communities.
Youth summer programs, mentorship and more.
Faculty of Medicine Diversity Advisory Council
The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine Diversity Advisory Council (FoMDAC) is established under the authority of the Dean for the purpose of advising the Faculty of Medicine (FoM) Chief Diversity Officer and ultimately the Dean’s Executive on...
Unconscious Bias and Search Committee Resources
Unconscious or implicit bias "refers to those attitudes and stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner" (The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity). These internalized biases can affect many...