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The School of Medicine, established in 1965 and renamed the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine in 2004, offers major programs in undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate medical education.
The Undergraduate Medical Program for the MD degree was initiated in 1969, graduating its first students in May 1972. At present, 203 students are admitted to the program each year.
The intention of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine is to prepare students to become physicians who have the capacity and flexibility to select any area in the broad field of medicine. The applicant is selected with this goal in mind. Faculty, medical students and members of the community are normally involved in the review of applications.
Get an inside look at what life is like for undergraduate medical students at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine
Award winning instructors help students make a lasting impact in Hamilton, Niagara, Waterloo, and at our clinical education campuses.
McMaster University has earned a reputation for attracting faculty and staff of the highest calibre and ensuring their employment here is as beneficial to individuals as to the University.
McMaster's health sciences research spans the spectrum from curiosity-driven basic science in the laboratory to clinical research at the bedside and in the community, to studies analyzing the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of particular therapies and the efficiency of health care delivery. Health sciences research saves lives and has a dramatic impact on the quality of life of Canadians. In its continual quest for excellence in research, McMaster has made some remarkable achievements.
Our Faculty is unique in Canada as a faculty that trains physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, physician assistants and midwives to work together as part of effective health care teams to provide the finest patient care.
Our Faculty thrives on a team approach to health care that goes beyond the tenet of various professionals interfacing with the patient and family. Our approach includes a broad spectrum of staff, faculty, students, alumni and community supporters, and our clinical partners and is a true partnership between the community and the University.
To find out more about becoming a faculty member, or to apply, please contact one of the following people, depending on your location in Southern Ontario.
Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Complex, Brock University
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catharines Ontario L2S 3A1
P: 905-378-5717 x6414 | F: 905-984-4855
10 Victoria St. S. Kitchener Ontario N2G 1C5
P: 519-885-5426 x21105 | F: 519-584-0197
Health Sciences Centre, 3N44
1280 Main St. W. Hamilton Ontario L8S 4K1
P: 905-525-9140 x 22124 | F: 905-522-7035