List of medical schools in Canada

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This list of medical schools in Canada includes major academic institutions that award the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, which is required to become a physician or a surgeon in Canada. M.D. granting medical schools are accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

ProvinceSchoolCityDegreeEstablishedFirst classNotes
AlbertaUniversity of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and DentistryEdmontonMD19131917[1]
AlbertaCumming School of MedicineCalgaryMD1967
British ColumbiaUniversity of British Columbia Faculty of MedicineVancouverMD1950Partnerships with University of Victoria and University of Northern BC for distributed medical education
ManitobaUniversity of Manitoba Faculty of MedicineWinnipegMD18831886[1]
Newfoundland and LabradorMemorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of MedicineSt.John'sMD1967
Nova ScotiaDalhousie University Faculty of MedicineHalifaxMD186718721875 Halifax Medical College, 1911 Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine[1]
OntarioMichael G. DeGroote School of MedicineHamiltonMD1966
OntarioNorthern Ontario School of MedicineSudbury / Thunder BayMD2005Joint faculty of Laurentian University and Lakehead University.
OntarioQueen's School of MedicineKingstonMD185418551866 separated from Queen's University to become Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons at Kingston, 1892 rejoined Queen's University[1]
OntarioSchulich School of Medicine & DentistryLondon/WindsorMD18811883[School Website]
OntarioUniversity of Ottawa Faculty of MedicineOttawaMD1955
OntarioUniversity of Toronto Faculty of MedicineTorontoMD18431843 Medical Faculty of King's College, 1847 became University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 1853-1887 abolished, 1887 reestablished by take over of Toronto School of Medicine, 1902 absorbed Victoria University Medical Department, 1903 absorbed Trinity Medical College[1]
QuébecUniversité Laval Faculté de MédecineQuébec CityMD18481848 Québec School of Medicine, 1852 Medical Department of Laval University[1]
QuébecMcGill University Faculty of MedicineMontréalMDCM18241824 Montréal Medical Institution, 1829 Medical Faculty of McGill University, 1836-1839 no sessions, 1905 absorbed Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bishop College[1]
QuébecUniversité de Montréal Faculté de MédecineMontréalMD184318431843 Montréal School of Medicine and Surgery, 1891 absorbed Laval University Medical Faculty at Montréal[1]
QuébecUniversité de Sherbrooke Faculté de Médecine et des sciences de la santéSherbrookeMD1966
SaskatchewanUniversity of Saskatchewan College of MedicineSaskatoonMD1926

Former medical schools[edit]

ProvinceSchoolCityDegreeEstablishedFirst classClosedNotes
OntarioKingston Woman's Medical CollegeKingstonMD18831893Degrees granted by affiliated Queen's University[1]
OntarioOntario Medical College for WomenTorontoMD1884unknownAffiliated with University of Toronto, not empowered to grant degrees[1]
OntarioToronto School of MedicineTorontoMD184718871854 affiliated with University of Toronto and Victoria University, 1887 absorbed by University of Toronto[1]
OntarioTrinity Medical CollegeTorontoMD185319031853 Upper Canada School of Medicine, 1854 suspended, 1870 reorganized as Faculty of Medicine of Trinity College, 1877 became independent Trinity Medical College, 1878 affiliated with Trinity University and University of Toronto, 1902 reconstituted as Medical Faculty of Trinity University, 1903 merged with Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto[1]
OntarioVictoria University Medical DepartmentTorontoMD18531869Also known as Rolph's School, Granted degrees until 1902 when absorbed by University of Toronto[1]
QuébecLaval University Medical FacultyMontréalMD1878187918911891 absorbed by the Montréal School of Medicine and Surgery[1]
QuébecSt. Lawrence School of MedicineSt. LawrenceMD18511852[1]
QuébecUniversity of Bishop College Faculty of MedicineMontréalMD1870187119051905 absorbed by McGill University Faculty of Medicine[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Medical Colleges of the United States and of Foreign Countries, Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association, September 15, 1918, retrieved May 5, 2010