MD Program

Curriculum Information

YEAR 1

MED 511 Foundations of Medicine and Dentistry

An introduction to the basic health science iwth a review of some aspects of the essential biochemstry, physiology, anatomy and pharmacology. Particular emphasis on basic medical genetics

Course Weight:  *9
Length:  12 weeks
Course Coordinator: TBA

MED 513 Endocrine System

An examination of the endocrine system in health and disease, with particular reference to the mechanisms of disturbances in the endocrine system and the management of these conditions

Course weight: *6
Length:  6 weeks

Course Coordinator:  Dr Tammy McNab

MED 515 Cardiovascular System

The normal function of the heart and blood vessels, the changes in these functions which occur in deisase and the management of the conditions which result from such changes in function. Open only to students registered in the MD or DDS program

Course Weight:  *5
Length:  6 weeks
Course Coordinator:  Dr Brian Sonnenberg

MED 516 Pulmonary System

The normal function of the lungs, the changes in these functions which occur in disease and the management of the conditions which result from such changes in function. Open only to students registered in the MD or DDS program

Course Weight:  *3
Length:  4 weeks
Course Coordinator:  Dr Ronald Damant

DMED 517 Renal System

The normal function of the kidney, the changes in these functions which occur in disease and the management of the conditions which result from such changes in function. Open only to students registered in the MD or DDS program

Course Weight:  *3
Length:  4 weeks
Course Coordinator:  Dr Alan McMahon

MED 516 Physicianship I

This course will encompass all aspects of the development of a physician including but not limited to professionalism, evidence based medicine, ethics, health equity, patient safety, patient immersion experiences, early clinical experiences, communication skills and physical examination, public health, health systems

Course Weight:  *6
Length:  35 weeks
Course Coordinator:  Dr Sarah Burton-MacLeod

MED 517 First Year Elective

Elective time to be developed by the students in consultation with a Faculty supervisor

Course Weight:  *1
Length: 12weeks
CourseCoordinator:  Dr Joan Robinson

INT D 410 Interprofessional Health Team Development

A process learning course intended to provide knowledge, skills and experience in building interprofessional (IP) health care teams comprised of students in various professional programs. Through participation on an interprofessional team of up to 8 student

Course Weight:  *3
Length:  32.5hours
CourseCoordinator:  Dr JoAnne Davies