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.

Province School City Degree Established First class Notes
Alberta University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Edmonton MD 1913 1917 [1]
Alberta Cumming School of Medicine Calgary MD 1967
British Columbia University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine Vancouver, Victoria, Prince George, Kelowna MD 1950 Along with Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program (VFMP at UBC), distributed medical education sites are partnered with University of Victoria (Island Medical Program), University of Northern BC (Northern Medical Program), and UBC Okanagan (Southern Medical Program).
Manitoba University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine Winnipeg MD 1883 1886 [1]
Newfoundland and Labrador Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine St.John's MD 1967
Nova Scotia Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Halifax MD 1867 1872 1875 Halifax Medical College, 1911 Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine.[1] In 2010, University of New Brunswick and Dalhousie University established a medical school on the UNB Saint John campus.[2]
Ontario McMaster University Medical School Hamilton MD 1966
Ontario Northern Ontario School of Medicine Sudbury / Thunder Bay MD 2005 Joint faculty of Laurentian University and Lakehead University.
Ontario Queen's School of Medicine Kingston MD 1854 1855 1866 separated from Queen's University to become Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons at Kingston, 1892 rejoined Queen's University[1]
Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry London/Windsor MD 1881 1883
Ontario University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine Ottawa MD 1955
Ontario University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Toronto MD 1843 1843 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]
Québec Université Laval Faculté de Médecine Québec City MD 1848 1848 Québec School of Medicine, 1852 Medical Department of Laval University[1]
Québec McGill University Faculty of Medicine Montréal MDCM 1824 1824 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]
Québec Université de Montréal Faculté de Médecine Montréal MD 1843 1843 1843 Montréal School of Medicine and Surgery, 1891 absorbed Laval University Medical Faculty at Montréal[1]
Québec Université de Sherbrooke Faculté de Médecine et des sciences de la santé Sherbrooke MD 1966 Established the Centre de Formation Médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick on the campus of Université de Moncton in 2006.[3]
Saskatchewan University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine Saskatoon MD 1926

Former medical schools[edit]

Province School City Degree Established First class Closed Notes
Ontario Kingston Woman's Medical College Kingston MD


Degrees granted by affiliated Queen's University[1]
Ontario Ontario Medical College for Women Toronto MD 1884 unknown Affiliated with University of Toronto, not empowered to grant degrees[1]
Ontario Toronto School of Medicine Toronto MD 1847 1887 1854 affiliated with University of Toronto and Victoria University, 1887 absorbed by University of Toronto[1]
Ontario Trinity Medical College Toronto MD 1853 1903 1853 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]
Ontario Victoria University Medical Department Toronto MD 1853 1869 Also known as Rolph's School, Granted degrees until 1902 when absorbed by University of Toronto[1]
Québec Laval University Medical Faculty Montréal MD 1878 1879 1891 1891 absorbed by the Montréal School of Medicine and Surgery[1]
Québec St. Lawrence School of Medicine St. Lawrence MD 1851 1852 [1]
Québec University of Bishop College Faculty of Medicine Montréal MD 1870 1871 1905 1905 absorbed by McGill University Faculty of Medicine[1]

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