Dr. David Chan (@UofTNeurologyPD)
Our program is incredibly diverse with representation from all neurological subspecialties, and trainees and staff from all over the world working out of more than five different hospitals. Check out video tours of three of the main teaching sites here:
Residents have access to unique opportunities including NIRVE, Early Mentorship Program, Women in Neurology mentorship events and elective, Global Health Education Initiative and international neurology electives, etc.
The University of Toronto offers even more unique opportunities including graduate degree programs in neuroscience, clinical epidemiology, medical education and health systems leadership, (https://cip.utoronto.ca/)Clinician-Investigator and Clinician-Scientist programs, Co-Learning Curriculum in Quality Improvement, AI in medicine, and so much more.
Toronto is an innovation and research hub, even as a resident you often work directly with international leaders in neurology and interdisciplinary fields.
U of T Neurology is the country’s largest neurology program giving you the chance to work with and train alongside some of Canada’s brightest and most wonderful residents.
Toronto has the best and most diverse food scene in the country. With Summerlicious and Winterlicious you can try some of Canada’s finest cuisine at accessible prices. If you are more of a street food fan, Toronto is also host to tons of festivals: Taste of Little Italy, Taste the Danforth, Taco Fest, Mac and Cheese Fest, etc.
We The North! (Raptors, Leafs, Jays, TFC, Argonauts, Marlies, Rogers Cup, enough said)
Theatre or music buff? Toronto gets Broadway’s biggest shows and is a staple touring site for most international musicians. And don’t forget the symphony, ballet, opera, Fringe, Shakespeare in High Park, and TIFF!
Toronto is an international beacon of diversity and inclusivity. By some standards, it is considered the most diverse city in the world with Torontonians speaking over 180 different languages!
Think you’ll miss the outdoors? Think again! We’ve got High Park, Brickworks, Harbourfront, Scarborough Bluffs, and the Toronto Island (get the ice cream, you’ll thank us later).