Alumni Newsletter - University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
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Class of 1T9 Meet the class of 1T9
The Stethoscope Ceremony welcomed the newest cohort to the Faculty of Medicine community. The stethoscope symbolizes one of the critical roles of the physician – to listen to his or her patients.
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Dean's Report 2014-2015 2014-2015 Dean’s Report
The 2014–2015 Dean’s Report has four key themes: prepare, discover, partner and change. It’s an inspiring look at who we are and what we do.
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MD/PhD Funding Cut MD/PhD Funding Cut
Federal funding cuts threaten 'endangered species' of physician-scientists
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U of T Scientists Discover 'Gene Remixing' U of T Scientists Discover “Gene Remixing”
‘Gene Remixing’ Helps Cells Fight Infection.
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Discovery May Unlock How Cancer Operates Discovery May Unlock How Cancer Operates
Scientists discover first ‘DNA Ambulance.’
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U of T Medalists at the Pan/Parapan Games UofT Medalists at the Pan/Parapan Games
Twenty U of T alumni and students competed in the Games; meet some of our medalists.
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Alumni Benefits Alumni Benefits
Take advantage of a suite of benefits and services just for U of T alumni.
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A Glimpse into the Faculty's Living History A Glimpse into the Faculty’s Living History
Learn about the history of the MD/PhD Program and why it symbolized a new era of modern medicine at the University of Toronto and across Canada during the 1960s.
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WISE Mentorship Program WISE Mentorship Program
The WISE Mentorship Program connects female undergraduate students in science and engineering with mentors like you. To become a mentor or for more information, visit or contact Helia Safaee at
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Campaign to date:
$438,290,206* of  $500,000,000

of our Campaign total has been generously donated by our alumni
*as at August 31, 2015

Read the complete campaign update online.
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Health Tech Expansion at MaRS
Health Tech Expansion at MaRS
U of T helps put the “M” back in MaRSDD with a new expansion
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Dr. Sandra Black Alumni Profile: Dr. Sandra Black, BSc ’69, MD ’78
Meet our distinguished alumna, dementia researcher and Professor of Behavioural Neurology Dr. Sandra Black.
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From Trek to Tech
From Trek to Tech
How Sci-Fi Inspires Medical Research.
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Saturday, September 26, 2015   Medical Imaging Alumni Luncheon in conjunction with the Annual Organ Imaging Review Course. Please RSVP to:
Saturday, September 26, 2015   The Medical Class of 1985 will celebrate its 30th reunion with a reception, dinner and music at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, from 6:00 pm. For further information, contact Dr. Donna McRitchie at
Saturday, September 26, 2015   The Medical Class of 1990 will celebrate its 25th reunion with a reception, dinner and dance, 6 p.m. for dinner at 7 p.m., at the Faculty Club. For further information, please contact Dr. Sal Spadafora at; or
Sunday, September 27, 2015   U of T Alumni Reception at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please contact:
Thursday, October 1, 2015   U of T Alumni Reception at the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) in Vancouver, BC. Click here to register.
Saturday, October 3, 2015   The Medical Class of 2005 will celebrate its 10th reunion with a dinner, drinks and dancing at The Delta Toronto, from 5:00 pm. For further information, contact Drs. Shannon Wires or Marie Czikk at
Wednesday, October 14, 2015   The Medical Alumni Association Annual General Meeting will be held at The Faculty Club, from 6:15 pm. To RSVP please contact Ruth Gillings at the MAA office at 416-978-0991; or email at
Monday, October 19, 2015   Department of Radiation Ocology Annual Alumni Reception @ ASTRO in San Antonio, Texas. Click here to register.
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