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Applying Lessons Learned to Advance Diversity

For more than 20 years, the Faculty of Medicine has been working to address the chronic under-representation of Black students in our medical program. As you will see in this issue of MedEmail, we’re launching a new application pathway that is built firmly on decades of committed work to expand the pool of Black applicants through initiatives like the Summer Mentorship Program and Community of Support.
Mar 8 / 2017

U of T Moves Up QS Ranking of Medical Programs

Medicine at the University of Toronto was named 11th in the world in the latest subject ranking from the QS World University Rankings. Announced on March 8, the rank moves U of T up one spot from last year.
Mar 8 / 2017

Promoting Leadership for Women in Academic Medicine

More than 150 women contributed to the development of an action plan to increase gender equity and advance the professional success of women in academic medicine, during the Department of Medicine’s inaugural Summit for Women in Academic Medicine.
Mar 7 / 2017

U of T Launches Black Student Application Program to Strengthen Diversity in Medical School

The University of Toronto is launching the first program of its kind in Canada to encourage more applications from Black students. The Black Student Application Program (BSAP), which was announced on March 8, will be in place for the 2017-2018 MD Program admissions cycle.
Mar 7 / 2017

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