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Patient, Pilot, Lawyer, MD Student: The Sky’s No Limit

The road to medical school wasn’t a straight path for Adam Shehata. But when he crossed the threshold of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) for his first day of a paediatrics rotation in the University of Toronto’s MD Program in late November, he knew he’d reached an important destination.
Dec 3 / 2018

Food as Medicine Event Offers Clinicians a Nutrition Update

Health professionals from across Canada attended a University of Toronto conference earlier this month to hear research and practical advice on nutrition and aging, fats, sugar, the ketogenic diet and gluten sensitivity, among other hot topics.
Nov 30 / 2018

First Genetic Links to ADHD Discovered

A groundbreaking new study is the first to discover genome-wide risk factors associated with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The advance paves the way to a greater understanding of the cause of the disorder, and its links to other co-occurring mental health and medical conditions, including depression.
Nov 29 / 2018

UofTMed Alum: Stephanie Zhou Reflects on Underprivilege as Privilege

U of T medical school graduate and current family medicine resident Stephanie Zhou hit a (theoretical) nerve last year, when she wrote an opinion article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) called Underprivilege as Privilege. She reflects on the overwhelming response and her biggest takeaways.
Nov 26 / 2018
Oct 3 – Dec 12
Introducing Narrative-Based Medicine – Part One
Course | 6:00pm–8:00pm
Oct 16 – Jun 18
CPD Foundations
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Psychiatry Refresher Program
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Jan 16 Deepening Narrative Competence - Part Two
Course | 6:00pm–8:00pm
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Inaugural Joint Cardiovascular-Diabetes Symposium
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Jan 24 Mindfest
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Jan 29 Best Practices in Applying to Summer Research, Jobs and Graduate School
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