Foundations Curriculum Student Experience Blog: The Blanket Exercise

Unidentifiable students participate in the Blanket Exercise.Last week, I had the amazing experience of completing the blanket exercise with my classmates in Mississauga. The exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches Indigenous history. While standing on blankets representing the lands that Indigenous peoples have lived on since time immemorial, we learned about 500 years’ worth of history from an Indigenous perspective.

Faces of U of T Medicine: Maneesha Rajora

From bioengineering to Bollywood dance, Maneesha Rajora’s experience at the Faculty of Medicine has been broad.

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.

Medical Students Lobby City Council to Help the Homeless

They say you can’t fight city hall, so a group of first- and second-year medical students is joined them to present a homelessness advocacy initiative to members of council.

Nov 29 Black Medical Students Association: Medical School 101
Student | 6:00pm–8:00pm

MCAT: Is there financial assistance available to help with the cost of writing MCAT?

Yes. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) are piloting a new fee assistance program for Canadian examinees in financial need who register for the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) during the 2018 testing year. Applications will open on November 1, 2017. For more on this program and to apply, visit the AAMC website.

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Addressing Unique Patient Needs with Technology

Jason Jaewoo Park wants to be a doctor who can impact patient outcomes with technology.

Foundations Curriculum student experience blog: Bringing the Lessons Home

When I was applying to U of T, I remember browsing the Faculty’s website and finding a list of potential summer research opportunities available to medical students.

#UofTGrad17 Jeffrey Wong: Global Health, HIV Outreach and Smartphones

As Jeffrey Wong prepares to graduate from the MD program on June 6 – and before starting his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Vancouver – he is fitting in trips to Peru and Vietnam.

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