Message from the Chair

Gillian Hawker

Gillian Hawker, MD, MSc
Chair's Message  

The Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto is one of the oldest departments of its kind in North America, dating back to the founding of the School of Medicine in 1843.

Now, the Department of Medicine is one of the largest in North America, with 800 full-time faculty members, 1,000 postgraduate trainees, and 19 sub-specialty divisions located across six fully-affiliated hospitals, four community-affiliated hospitals and more than a dozen additional clinical practice sites. One third of Canada’s, and one half of Ontario’s, internal medicine specialists received their training here.  

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Nov 19 Eliot Phillipson CETP Application Deadline
Deadline | 5:00pm
Nov 20 Promotion Workshop
| 1:30pm–4:30pm
Nov 20 Workshop: "How to Be an Ally"
RSVP | 6:00pm–8:00pm
Nov 21 City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds: Enhancing Value in Healthcare: It Takes a System
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds | 12:00pm–1:00pm
Nov 26 Special Call for Applications from UofT Faculty for Canada Research Chairs
Deadline | All day

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