About Us

Our mission

Our mission is to provide our students with an outstanding education, exceptional research skills and an unparalleled student experience.

The Faculty of Medicine offers masters and doctoral degrees in many fields of study. Graduate students learn, discover and work in an environment that is exciting, creative, challenging and diverse. The hospital-based research institutes located in Ottawa, together with professors of the basic science departments, offer a vast and unique blend of research possibilities for the students interested in a career in the life sciences.

Postdoctoral fellows are also provided the opportunity to hone their skills while working with prominent researchers. The Faculty of Medicine's Postdoctoral Association is very active in facilitating your experience among us. Contact the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for more information on how to become a University of Ottawa Postdoctoral Fellow.

Our vision

Through medical research, achieving excellence in health care for the future.

As a research intensive university advancing the quality of our programs, we strive to forge tomorrow's prominent researchers whose deep sense of commitment to learning and discovery will play a vital role in defining the society of the future and continue to place the University of Ottawa among Canada's best universities.

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