Admission Requirements – SLI

Successful applicants are required to have health care experience with an aptitude for innovation and health systems. Applicants should have graduated from a 4-year undergraduate program with at least a B+ average in the last two years of study from an accredited university

Successful applicants are:
1. Medical trainees (MD students, residents and fellows in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto).
2. Medical trainees (MD students, residents and fellows in the Canadian Faculty of Medicine (pending approval from the School Council in late October 2020)
3. Early career physicians who are employed and who can apply a systems innovation or health care transformation project in a work-place setting (pending approval from the School Council in late October 2020)

We would request non-University of Toronto medical students or medical trainees to review the website prior to submitting an application.

Application Materials
Applicants will enrol part-time* and/or full-time and submit the following documents as part of the online SGS application system:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    A two-page curriculum vitae (CV) that provides a summary of academic and leadership experience,
    including:
    Undergraduate and graduate education (i.e. degree(s), scholarships or awards)
    Paid employment history (role, organization and duration)
    Volunteer service history (role, organization and duration)
    Accomplishments in athletics, the arts or other domains that reflect leadership and teamwork
  2. Letter of Intent
    The letter of intent should outline your interest in health system leadership, leadership aspirations, career goals and learning goals, and experience relevant to health systems.
  3. Two (2) Confidential Letters of Reference
    Two confidential letters of reference, of which one must be from a faculty member (undergraduate medical degree), who is able to indicate to the admissions committee the applicant’s academic ability and career aspirations, and comment on the applicant’s potential benefit from the MSc in System Leadership and Innovation.
  4. Transcripts
    Transcripts must be scanned and uploaded to the SGS application website.

*Medical students can enrol part-time only.

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