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Welcome to the Medical Sciences Graduate Program!

With more than ninety faculty and one hundred and fifty students, we are the largest graduate program in health-related research in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Our program is interdepartmental and provides students with the opportunity to become competent investigators in a wide variety of health-related research areas. We are ideally positioned for preparing students for future careers in biomedical and translational research.

Our Vision

To inspire scientific discovery and innovation.

Our Mission

To educate and train the next generation of scientists to significantly impact the health and well-being of humankind.

Our Values

  • Curiosity and ethical pursuit of scientific discovery
  • Academic excellence
  • Respect and collaboration
  • Leadership

Our Current Goals

  • Exploring and sharing career paths for graduate students; defining unique skill sets that graduate students need for current and future career paths.
  • Increasing interaction between the graduate students, as well as increasing their involvement in strengthening the program.
  • Recognizing emerging multidisciplinary opportunities within the Medical Sciences program and identifying new and exciting avenues in which to promote sustainable program growth.

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Have any questions about students' life in MedSci? Contact our Ambassadors (look for MedSci ambassadors in the list).