Undergraduate MD Program Details: Markham-Stouffville
Markham-Stouffville Hospital Family Medicine Teaching Unit
Type of Practice
Students spend most of their time at the Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit (FMTU). Our physicians and allied health professionals have diverse interests including palliative care, geriatrics, home visits, low-risk obstetrics and global health.
Location of Practice
The Markham FMTU is located adjacent to the Markham Stouffville Hospital. The Cornell Community Centre is linked to the hospital and provides access to a library, fitness centre, running track and swimming pool.
Special Features of Site: Global Health
The Markham FMTU provides enhanced curriculum on global health. The goal of this curriculum is to help students and residents become caring, culturally-sensitive physicians who understand the determinants of health. The Markham FMTU hosts monthly global health lunch rounds which address a wide variety of global health, health advocacy and intercultural health topics. As one of the most multicultural communities in Canada, Markham provides a unique opportunity for clinical clerks to experience family medicine in a culturally diverse setting.
Family medicine, prenatal care, interprofessional learning experiences.
- Palliative care
- Geriatric rehabilitation
- Home visits
- Low-risk obstetrics
- Diabetes care