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.
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.
Community of Support
The program provides mentors, information on admissions, and guidance through medical school application process.
Summer Mentorship Program
SMP gives high school students of Indigenous or African ancestry a chance to explore health sciences.
Med Youth Summer Program
Med YSP offers high school students an exclusive glimpse into the world of medicine and medical research.
Office of Indigenous Medical Education
The office provides support to Indigenous students and is involved in initiatives through out the medical school, and university-wide.
Black Medical Student Association
The BMSA encourages minority students to pursue a career in medicine through outreach and community building.
Diversity Mentorship Program (DMP)
This program links 1st and 2nd year medical students from under-represented and/or equity-seeking groups with faculty members and/or senior residents.