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 weekly 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.

Mandatory Experience

Family medicine, prenatal care, interprofessional learning experiences.

Clerkship Electives/Selectives

  • Palliative care
  • Geriatric rehabilitationh
  • Home visits
  • Low risk obstetrics
  • Diabetes care
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