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These Students are Patient Advocates

Megan Woolner was a third-year medical student at the University of Toronto when she met Anahita [not her real name], a recent immigrant from Iran who had come to the family medicine clinic at North York General Hospital.
Jan 18 / 2018

Faces of U of T Medicine: Marisa de Souza

For Marisa de Souza, moving to Toronto from Port Perry, Ontario to study at U of T was a dream come true. Now, the second-year MD student at the Missisauga Academy of Medicine (MAM) is an avid volunteer and burgeoning triathlete. She spoke to writer Julia Soudat about the best parts of medical school and the extracurricular pursuits she’s involved in.
Dec 19 / 2017

Faces of U of T Medicine: Josiah Osagie

What do the arts, indoor gardening and medicine all have in common? They’re some of Josiah Osagie’s passions. The third-year medical student keenly the intersection of medicine and creativity as a member of ArtBeat, U of T’s Undergraduate Medical Education arts and humanities blog. Osagie talked to Faculty of Medicine writer Julia Soudat about that role, his interest in psychiatry and the obscure Dutch record that’s at the top of his playlist. 
Dec 11 / 2017

Faces of U of T Medicine: Natalie Landon-Brace

When it comes to drug discovery research, there can often be bumps in the road, including promising lab results that don’t translate into safe treatments for people.
Dec 6 / 2017
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