The IMS has grown to become the largest graduate unit in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, with over 600 faculty and 500 graduate students, and more than 90 graduate courses.

The IMS has played a major role in the development of academic medicine at UofT. Many outstanding clinician scientists, clinician investigators and basic scientists have been trained through our doctoral stream programs.

The IMS aims to provide:

  • An enriched graduate culture with emphasis on scholarship in translational medical research;
  • Advanced research training for both physician and non-physician graduate trainees leading to MSc and PhD degrees;
  • Advanced training in IMS graduate professional programs.

Why choose IMS?

The Institute of Medical Science in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto is at the centre of one of North America’s largest biomedical research, education and clinical care networks. Find out more about what makes our world-class graduate program unique from our current students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Information on our doctoral programs, degree requirements, timelines and exams

Further specialize your degree with a CS

For undergraduate B.Sc. and medical students (without a graduate degree).

Our two-year professional master's program

For University of Toronto medical students