Ethics Training

All graduate students are required to take at least 8 hours of ethics training in order to graduate.

Students in the Department of Medical Genetics can obtain these eight hours by the following methods:

  • The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Ethics and Scientific Integrity - 5 credit hours.
    - This full day workshop is offered in both the Fall and Winter terms.
  • Rehabilitation Research Centre Ethics Series - students will receive one hour of credit for each session that they attend to a maximum of seven credit hours.
  • Ethics Workshop in Medical Genetics (ESI Day) - 3 credit hours.
    - This workshop is offered in the Winter term on an as needed basis depending on the number of students requiring ethics training.
  • GET (Graduate Ethics Training) Web CT course - 5 credit hours
  • The Care and Use of Animals in Research - 1.5 credit hours
    - (Health Sciences Laboratory Animal Services)

In order to have your credits recorded, it is the responsibility of each student to provide the Department Graduate Program Administrator with a copy of your proof of training (i.e. certificate, letter of completion, etc.).