FAQs for UME students

How would the SLI MSc. courses and practicums be scheduled so the requirements for 5.0 FCE could be completed by the end of medical school?

The proposed schedule requires students to obtain credits during the summers and the selective placement and to take courses between April and June in the year they finish medical school.

 Year in UME Program Course Content FCE Count
 1 – Summer (June/July) HAD2004H
 2 – September to December HAD2001H  0.5
 2 – January to March HAD2003H  0.5
 2 – April to June HAD2002H  0.5
 2 – Summer (June/July) HAD2020H  0.5
 3 – LOA on leave from SLI to focus on clerkship & CaRMS match  0
 4 – January to April elective course & selective placement  1.0
 4 – April to June elective course & selective placement  1.0
How much is the tuition for the SLI MSc?

Medical students would be registered as part time MSc students. The part time fees for all MSc programs are set by the University and the figures below are estimates and subject to change by the University.  Given the proposed schedule for medical students, the estimated fees are:

  • Estimate of Fees due January 2017 – $2500
  • Estimate of Fees due September 2017 – $4,000
  • Estimate of Fees due January 2020 – $2,500
What is the application process for 2T0 students?

Applications Timelines

The application process for 2T0 students opens on October 1, 2016 and applications will be accepted up until 5 pm on Monday, November 15, 2016.

Applications to the Graduate Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation must be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) through an online admissions application housed on a secure server in the University of Toronto.

The online application documents will be reviewed as submitted and applicants will be informed by email, if they have moved forward to the interview process.  Applicants will be informed of the final decision within 5 days of their interview.

Principles of the Admissions Process

The System Leadership and Innovation MSc will provide students with the opportunity to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience while they are medical students. The admission process has been designed to be fair and transparent.

Attributes that will be Assessed

  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Evidence of communication skills with diverse audiences
  • Community service and social responsibility
  • Ability to work in teams and commitment to success of others
  • Creative problem solving
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Self-awareness and insight
  • Integrity and principled behaviour
  • Ability to identify and articulate a vision for the future
  • History of academic achievement

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