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Brief overview of development from Upper Canada School of Medicine to current Faculty

• Organization and governance
• Departments/Centres/Institutes


     Banting and Best Department of Medical Research


     Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering 

     Dalla Lana School of Public Health

     Family and Community Medicine

     Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science

     Health Policy, Management and Evaluation


     Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

     Medical Biophysics

     Medical Imaging

     Institute of Medical Science

     Department of Medicine

     Molecular Genetics

     Nutritional Sciences

     Obstetrics and Gynaecology

     Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1294364760242_809" />

     Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

     Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


     Pharmacology and Toxicology

     Physical Therapy



     Speech-Language Pathology



     Histology and Embryology

     Clinical Epidemiology

     Continuing Education
     Radiation oncology
     Department of Clinical Laboratories (WCH)

     Banting and Best Diabetes Centre

     Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research

     Wilson Centre for Research in Education

     Heart and Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre for Cardiovascular Research

     Institute for Life Course and Aging

     Joint Centre for Bioethics

     R. Samuel McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine

     Transplantation Institute

     Centre for Patient Safety

     Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CRND)

     Centre for Faculty Development

     Centre for Forensic Science and Medicine

• Fields of specialization
• Faculty
• Research and service programs
• Teaching and curriculum
• Students

• Related Faculties, Schools, Departments, Centres, Institutes internal to the University
    . Joint and collaborative programs
Teaching Hospitals

• Professional organizations and bodies (provincial, national and international)

     Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

     College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)

     College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

     Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

     Ontario Medical Association (OMA)

• Granting agencies and research support
• Joint or collaborative programs in teaching, research and service
• Accreditation
• Provincial system


• Scholarship and scholarly publishing
• Honours and professional designations (including fellowships, etc.)


Duffin, Jacalyn. `What Goes Around, Comes Around: a history of medical tuition,' Canadian Medical Association Journal, January 9, 2001

Gidley, R.D. and W.P.J. Millar. “The Reorientation of Medical Education in Late Nineteenth-Century Ontario: The Proprietary Medical Schools and the Founding of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto,’ Journal of the History of Medicine 49, 1 (January 1994) 52-78

Gidney, R.D. and W.P.J. Millar. ‘Medical students at the University of Toronto, 1910-1940: a profile,’ Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 13, 1 (1996) 29-52

Gidney, R.D. and W,P.J. Millar. ‘Quality and quantity: the problem of admissions in medicine at the University of Toronto, 1910-1951,’ Historical Studies in Education, 9, 2 (Fall 1997) 165-189

Le Riche, W. Harding. University of Toronto Medical School and School of Hygiene: historical comments, 1959-1980. London, ON: Privately printed by Dr John Howard, 1993

Miller, W.P.J. ‘”We wanted our children should have it better”: Jewish medical students at the University of Toronto, 1910-51,’ Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 11 (2000)

Pinkerton, Peter H. ‘Canadian surgeons, blood transfusion in the Great War, and founding of Royal College,’ Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 35, 6 (September, 2002) 369-373

Rundle, Lisa Bryn. ‘Curing injustice,’ University of Toronto Monthly, 29, 3 (Spring 2002) 52-57. Re. Medical students: Oronhyatekha, Augusta Stowe-Gullen, and Anderson Ruffin Abbot


See also:


Bachelor of Medicine (B.M.)

Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CRND)