Associate Professor  |  Associate Member Restricted to PACs and/or Teaching

Nadine Abdullah

UHN-Toronto Western Hospital
Research Interests
Narrative medicine, undergraduate medical education, postgraduate medical education, curriculum design
Research Themes
Population Health, Education
Not currently accepting students

Administrative Assistant: Lorena Manganaan,

Research Synopsis

Nadine is Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Clinician Educator in the Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network (UHN). She graduated with her MD from the University of Toronto in 1998, completed a residency and fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the University of Calgary.   She received a Master of Education at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto in 2005. She was among the first cohort to write the newly recognized RCPSC subspecialty examination in General Internal Medicine in 2014.

She is the Core Internal Medicine residency program site Director for Toronto Western Hospital and former Internal Medicine clinical clerkship site co-Director for Toronto Western Hospital. 

​Her scholarly interests focus on curriculum development and the incorporation of the humanities into medical education. In her role as of “Art of Medicine” Thematic Lead at the HoPingKong Centre for Excellence in Education and Practice, she curates a local lecture series teaching the Intrinsic CanMEDS roles.  

​Early in her career, she won the 2005-2006 UHN Department of Medicine New Faculty Teaching Award.  She has since been awarded numerous hospital and university level awards including the 2017-2018 University of Toronto W.T. Aikins Individual Teaching Award for sustained excellence in teaching.