MD Program

Curriculum Information

YEAR 2

MED 521/DDS
506 Gastroenterology & Nutrition

An integrated course covering nutrition, gastrointestinal physiology, pathophysiology and anatomy. Related surgical, pediatric and geriatric topics will also be addressed

Course Weight:  *5
Length:   6 weeks

Coordinator:Dr Lana Bistritz

MED 522 Reproductive Medicine & Urology

An overview of reproductive medicine in both genders, including discussion of conception, pregnancy and fetal development, birth, reproductive technology and relevant health-related issues in men and women. Also covered will be the physiology , pathophysiology and anatomy of the urinary tract and management of problems in the genitourinary system

Course weight:  *6

Length:  7weeks

Coordinator:  Dr. Momoe Hyakutake

MED 523/DDSMedicine
523 Musculoskeletal System

Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the disorders of the skin and the musculoskeletal system

Course Weight:  *6
Length: 7weeks

Coordinator:  Dr.Anna Oswald

MED 529 Psychiatry

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental disorders. Each mental health disorder will be explored in terms of defintion, epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, investigations, treatment and prognosis

Course Weight:  *3
Length:  4 weeks

Coordinator:  Dr.Jamie Yu and Dr Matthew Menon

MED 524/DDS 507 Neurosciences and Organs of Special Senses

Fundamental Clinical Neurosciences taught in an integrated fashion. Involves instruction in subject areas related to the head and neck, including Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Neuropathology, Neuropharmacology, Neuroradiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation Medicine, Otorhinoloaryngology and Ophthalmolgoy

Course Weight:  *9
Length: 11 weeks

Coordinator:  Dr.Jennifer McCombe,
Section Coordinator:  Dr Dan O'Connell

MED 525/DDS 508 Oncology

Principles and concepts of clinical oncology

Course Weight:  *3
Length:  4weeks

Coordinator:  Dr.Andrew Scarfe

MED 526 Physicianship II

This course will build upon the knowledge and skills derived from Physicianship I. This course will encompass all aspects of the development of a physician, including but not limited to professionalism, ethics, health, equity, patient saftey, patient immersion experiences, early clinical experiences, communication skills and physical examination. public health, health systems and evidence based medicine

Course Weight:  *6
Length: 36 weeks

Coordinator:  Dr.Helly Goez

F MED 527 Electives

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

Course Weight:  *1
Length: 12hours

Coordinator: Dr Joan Robinson

MED 520 Pre-Clinical Exam

Final pre-clinical exam for students registered in the MD program

Course Weight:  *5
Length:  3 hours

OSCE Coordinator:  
Dr Vijay Daniels