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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Jun 20 City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds: Two steps forward, one step back – 2017-18 Departmental Report
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds | 12:00pm–1:00pm
Jun 21 Postgraduate Graduation Ceremony
Invitation Only | 5:45pm–8:30pm
Sep 11 Cy Frank Lecture: Dame Sally Davies
Event | 4:00pm–6:00pm
12 – 14
Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances
Event | All day

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