The University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging provides undergraduate education throughout all four years of medical school. The education in medical imaging is delivered at the Medical Sciences Building at the University and at various Hospitals.
The Medical Imaging Curriculum is a four-year longitudinal non-credit course from Year 1 where normal radiographic anatomy is taught through to Year 4 where students can take electives for possible CaRMS application to residency in Medical Imaging or to develop skills in image interpretation and learn appropriateness guidelines in utilizing imaging studies for diagnosis in clinical practice.
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- Educate the medical student on the role, safe and effective use of medical imaging in patient care.
- Integrate the University of Toronto's Medical School four-year curriculum into the existing Medical Imaging curriculum using small group seminars and web-based education.
- Mentor junior medical students toward a career in Medical Imaging using research and mentorship programs.
- Develop a Longitudinal Credit Course in Medical Imaging using adjuvant web-based seminars and existing Medical Imaging curriculum.
- Provide a leadership role with other Canadian universities' Medical Imaging Departments to develop a common curriculum and shared resources for a comprehensive undergraduate medical education.
"The sign of a good teacher is a one who leaves behind
a blazing trail of great teachers."
-Dr. Bernie Shapiro
Radiologist-in-Chief at Mount Sinai Hospital from 1955-1981