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Welcome to Graduate & Life Sciences Education

The Office of the Vice-Dean, Research and Health Science Education (RHSE) encompasses research and two major education activities in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine – Graduate Education and Undergraduate Education in the Life Sciences including Arts and Science and other interdivisional teaching.  RHSE also oversees the activities of the Department of Teaching Labs (DTL), advocates for graduate and undergraduate students and promotes innovative research and education in the heart of Canada’s largest health care research hub.

Professional and Course-Based Master's Programs: Fast Track Your Way to a Rewarding Job that Makes a Difference!

Join Dr. Erin Styles as she talks about what professional and course-based master's degrees are, why we need them, and how you can take your interest in health sciences and use it to make a meaning impact in the world.

Thesis-Based Programs: Develop Mad Skills, Become an Expert and Change the World Around You!

Explore the fascinating world of health science research with Dr. Andy Fraser as he takes you through thesis-based, MSc and PhD journey at Temerty Medicine.

Rehabilitation Sciences: Open the Door to Your Next Adventure!

Learn all about the various programs of study in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Toronto! Dr. Nick Reed describes the various programs we offer and discusses the professional opportunities within this growing field. 
Message from the Vice Dean, Justin R. Nodwell

Research and Health Science Education

The Office of Research and Health Science Education serves an enormous community of scholars and students in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine. This includes what is arguably the most comprehensive life sciences educational platform in Canada including more than 14,000 undergraduate students enrolled in 24 minor, major and specialist programs and more than 2,900 students enrolled in 32 graduate programs. 
Sep 6, 2023
Bone Bio, a web-based interactive learning tool developed by Amy Assabgui, MScBMC ’22, was named the “Orville Parkes Best of Show” at the July 2023 Association of Medical Illustrator (AMI) Salon in Henderson, Nevada. Bone Bio was also recognized with an AMI Award of Excellence in the Student Category for Motion and Interactive Media.
May 16, 2023
The Office of the Vice Dean, Research and Health Science Education extends congratulations to Adam Bai, Britney Feng and Adrian Tanjala, this year's Undergraduate Student Leadership Award recipients.
Mar 24, 2023
Tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, yet it remains one of the world’s most deadly infectious threats and a significant global health challenge.

All About Graduate Student Funding

Did you know the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto offers the most generous funding to graduate research students in all of Canada? Learn about the various sources of funding available to you as a graduate student in Temerty Medicine. Join our Data and Awards Officer, Diane Tang, as she reviews graduate student stipends, entrance scholarships, internal and external awards and top-ups.
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