UofTMed Trailblazers

Celebrating Our Trailblazers

Communities of Support

Supporting Diversity Through Community


UofTMed Summer 2017

Can we talk about physician mental health?

Read it now!

Research with stem cells in Peter Zandstra's laboratory

Special Delivery: Stem Cells

From the Dean

Dean Trevor Young,


Help Yourself to Help Others

"Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel." These words, penned by writer and social gerontologist Eleanor Brownn, ring true for people caring for loved ones or helping others solve problems. But they also resonate in medical education.

Professor Patricia Houston is our Vice Dean, MD Program. As we begin year two of our new Foundations Curriculum, she discusses recent changes in our approach to teaching, learning and wellness that are helping our medical students thrive.

Read the Message from Professor Patricia Houston

Mondays in The Star:

Doctor's Notes (Preview)

Learn to recognize autism symptoms in girls

Girls with autism may have trouble maintaining friendships, according to Dr. Meng-Chuan Lai.


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Public issues such as income inequality can impact brain development for female youth, says prof https://t.co/IUMcjY1cow
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RT : "Making people uncomfortable does not decrease drug use" ~ harm reduction happens when people feel safe, welcome, supported.
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’s Community of Support helped this student w/ the process & she’s planning on giving back… https://t.co/0V1ybgfVOG
Children with complex disabilities
How do we give a voice to kids who cannot speak?
We’re designing technologies that break down barriers for children with complex disabilities.
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