About the Faculty

Exterior view of Guindon Hall

With a focus on excellence, the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine was built on the twin missions of education and research. The Faculty is now a nationally recognized leader, ranked among Canada’s top-tier medical faculties. The Faculty is fourth overall in Canada and 68th worldwide, as well as 3rd in Canada for citations/papers and 54th worldwide for research impact according to the QS World University Rankings of more than 800 universities. The 2013 CWTS Leiden Rankings lists the Faculty as 5th in Canada for impact and ExcellenceMapping.net recognizes us for a high probability of pushing excellent papers. 

The Faculty and its affiliated research institute partners have also contributed significantly to the following uOttawa milestones: second in Canada by Maclean’s magazine for research intensity; second highest growth rate in Tri-Council Funding (all programs) since 2003; and third highest growth rate in Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding for universities with medical schools since 2003. 

The only bilingual medical school in Canada, we are committed to excellence in education and health research, and are attuned to the needs of the communities we serve from local to global.

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