PROGRAM PROFILE

University of Toronto - Neuropathology - Toronto

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. Patrick Shannon

CONTACT

Postgraduate Coordinator

Paula Nixon

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Large volume and wide spectrum of clinical material

  • There are opportunities for interprovincial and international electives while training in our program

  • There are no mandatory rural rotations

  • The ratio of resident to faculty is 1 to 7

  • Residents have access to electronic medical resources through the hospitals and the University of Toronto library system

  • Research is especially emphasized during training. Residents may undertake research projects while on core, mandatory or elective rotations or opt for dedicated research electives of 3 to 12 months duration. Residents are expected to give presentations of their projects at the annual Departmental Research Day



Toronto Highlights

  • Completing your residency with us means you will be based in a world-class, vibrant, multi-cultural city.

  • Our downtown historic St. George campus will place you in the heart of Canada’s largest health care network undertaking innovative medical research.

  • The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) can fulfill any interest from professional sports, to literature. We have a bustling theatre scene, a leading fashion design industry and much more.

  • Cosmopolitan gems like Chinatown, The Gay Village, Little Italy, the Annex and Kensington Market blend with the natural beauty of Toronto Island, the Scarborough Bluffs and Mississauga’s Greenbelt.

  • Often identified as one of the world’s “most livable cities,” Toronto was ranked as one of the world’s “best places to live” in a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.


GENERAL INFORMATION

Program application language: English


Neuropathology is the tissue diagnosis and study of disease in the most complex and eloquent organ system in the human body. We look for trainees who want to lead the evolution of this unique, fascinating and challenging field of pathology, and who are committed to the mastery of an ever-changing body of knowledge and landscape of patient care.


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FAQ

For further information about the program, please contact the Postgraduate Education Officer at lmp.pg@utoronto.ca.


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