Graduate Appointments

The Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto is not a graduate department. In order for Department of Medicine faculty members to supervise and teach graduate students, they must apply for a graduate appointment.

The School of Graduate Studieshas more general information regarding graduate department appointments, along with a full list of graduate units across the University.

Common graduate appointments held by clinical faculty members are in:

Graduate appointments are a distinct type of appointment separate from clinical cross-appointments or non-clinical academic appointments. As a note a LMP appointment would technically be considered a clinical cross-appointment.

For faculty members who are primary to the Department of Medicine, graduate appointments will require a letter of support from the Chair of the Department. Please contact with any questions regarding support letters.