About Us

The Department of Medicine is one of the largest in North America, with 800 full-time faculty members, 600 postgraduate trainees, and 20 sub-specialty divisions located across six fully-affiliated hospitals, four community-affiliated hospitals and more than a dozen additional clinical practice sites. One third of Canada’s and one half of Ontario’s internal medicine specialists received their training here.    

The Department of Medicine is also a research powerhouse with $162+ million annual research funding. Our research generates new knowledge with the goal of meaningfully impacting internal medicine training and the care and health outcomes of patients and their families.

A commitment to equity, diversity and professionalism, and a philosophy of innovation, creativity and continuous quality improvement, informs all we do.

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Located at 6 Queen's Park Crescent West, the Department of Medicine is situated near the north-west corner of Queen's Park and College Street and is a short walk from many of the Faculty of Medicine’s fully-affiliated teaching hospitals.

Contact Us

Our staff members are here to help trainees and faculty with everything from application processes, to invoicing, research, appointments and more.

Our Leadership

Under the direction of the Chair, the department is comprised of four vice-chairs, six physicians-in-chief, 20 division directors and upwards of 50 senior leaders.