The Faculty of Medicine is committed to the advancement of health through education, research and exemplary patient care for the well-being of the society we serve. The Faculty of Medicine bears special responsibility to the communities of the Ottawa-Carleton region, the Franco-Ontarian and affiliated communities of Northern and Eastern Ontario. To fulfill these responsibilities, the Faculty of Medicine seeks to prepare a sufficient number of our students to function professionally in both official languages.
The Faculty of Medicine’s external research base now ranks fourth among the sixteen faculties of Medicine in Canada - the fastest research growth in the country. Continued enhanced success in the conduct of health and medical research is anticipated through the recruitment of outstanding clinical and basic scientists in four major research themes - Molecular Medicine, Neurosciences, Cardiovascular Sciences and Clinical Evidence.