Highly ranked competitive education:
Consistently ranked among the top 10 medical schools in Canada, our Faculty of Medicine attracts over 50% of the total research funding at the University of Ottawa and is among the top faculties of medicine in the world for research impact in biomedical and health sciences.
We offer top quality accredited programs in and medical education, as well as diverse topics for , and a specialized undergraduate degree in .
A bilingual and interdisciplinary setting:
As the first and largest bilingual medical faculty in Canada, we offer a unique advantage for students seeking to study medicine and medical sciences in either French or English. Whether in clinical or basic science education, our learners collaborate through interdisciplinary mentorship programs and interactive events.
Research and innovation:
Nationwide, we rank among the top 5 medical schools for research intensity and impact. As a Faculty, we generate approximately $130-140 million per year in research funding from provincial, federal and international sources, making us a recognized national and international leader in medical sciences.
Our programs give access to a dynamic learning environment with state-of-the-art and specialized institutions such as the , the , and the .
Prime location and strong partnerships:
Located in the nation’s capital, we are part of a vast network of health practitioners, policymakers and leaders with national and international influence, including national agencies such as Health Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the National Research Council.
As a medical school, we are proudly partnered with five distinguished local academic health science centres (, , and ), along with their respective research institutes.
Programs of study
Basic science departments
Clinical and basic science professors
Our Faculty by the numbers
- $143M Research revenues (2021)
- $43.3M Overall budget (2020-2021)
- 655 Undergraduate medical students (Average of 164 per year)
1210 Postgraduate medical trainees
665 Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows