McMaster University

McMaster University

McMaster University, Waterloo Regional Campus Location

The annual McMaster Waterloo-Wellington Clinical Research and Quality Improvement Symposium is held at McMaster's Waterloo Regional Campus in Kitchener.


Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Waterloo Regional Campus
McMaster University
Health Science Campus (IHB/HSC-McMaster)
10B Victoria Street South, Kitchener, ON, Canada N2G 1C5

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About McMaster's Waterloo Regional Campus

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History and Campus

  • Waterloo Regional Campus (WRC) of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine opened in 2007 with 15 undergraduate students in its first year.
  • WRC is part of the Downtown Kitchener Health Science Campus of the University of Waterloo.
  • WRC shares its building with The Centre for Family Medicine, a teaching clinic for the medical school.
  • First postgraduate residents admitted in 2005.
  • First undergraduate MD class graduated in 2010.

Community Partners

  • More than 350 local physcians serve as part-time faculty members at WRC.
  • Clinical placements take place throghout the region.
    • Cambridge Memorial Hospital
    • Grand River Hospital
    • Groves Memorial Hospital
    • Homewood Health Centre
    • Louise Marshall Hospital Mount Forest
    • North Wellington Health Care
    • Palmerston District Hospital
    • St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph
    • St. Mary's General Hospital

Students and Programs

  • WRC has an annual intake of 28 undergraduate MD students
  • WRC has an annual intake of 22 postgraduate residents.
  • Eighty-four medical students and 42 medical residents are being trained by McMaster in Waterloo during 2013-2014.
  • Undergraduate MD is a three year program.
  • Postgraduate residency ranges from two - five years in duration.
  • Program uses the McMaster developed small group, Problem-based Learning educational model.
  • Program specialties are: anesthesia, emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, obsetrics and gynecology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics and psychiatry.
  • Current undergraduate and postgraduate students are involved in more than 400 rotations per year.
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