• MEDX TORONTO

    All things medicine, in the heart of the city.

    MEDX TORONTO

    All things medicine, in the heart of the city.

  • MEDX TORONTO 2020

    MedX Toronto 2020 will be taking place in March 2020 at the University of Toronto. Like our Facebook page to stay updated!

  • MEDX TORONTO NOVEMBER 2018

    A synopsis of Toronto's fourth annual MedX Conference

  • Keynote Speakers

    Dr. Sacha Bhatia

    MD

    Opening Keynote Speaker

    Dr. Vaibhav Gupta

    MD, MPH

    Closing Keynote Speaker

    Workshop Hosts

    Ivonna Berger

    MD Candidate, University of Toronto

    Strengthening your Application

    Ara Karmali

    MSc

    MCAT Essentials

    Sponsored by the Princeton Review

    Dr. Leah Feldman

    MD

    Acing Medical School Interviews

    Ghazal Haddad

    MD

    Overview of Medical School Admissions

    Medical Student Panelists

    Ivonna Berger, Mranali Dengre, Sara Mirali

    OMSAS Medical School Panel

    University of Toronto Medical Students

    Dion Paul, Vaibhav Gupta

    International Medical School Panel

    University of Nottingham, UK

    Monash University, Australia

  • MEDX TORONTO NOVEMBER 2017

    A synopsis of Toronto's third annual MedX Conference

  • Keynote Speakers

    Dr. Gopee-Ramanan

    MD

    Opening Keynote Speaker

    Many roads to MD: One Goal

    Dr. Paula Rochon

    MD, MPH

    Capstone Speaker

    Letters to my 20 year old self: lessons learned from a career in academic medicine

    Workshop Hosts

    Ben Li & Brij Karmur

    MD Candidates, University of Toronto 2T0

    Suturing Workshop 

    By U of T Med Students

    Alexander Elias

    MSc

    MCAT Essentials

    Sponsored by the Princeton Review

    Jia Tanwani

    MD Candidate, University of Toronto T21

    A glance into MMI and CASPer Test

    Sponsored by MD Consultants

    Irene Lok

    MD, PhD

    Interactive Medical Case in Emergency Medicine

    Medical Student Panelists

    Venus Valbuena, Sagar Patel, Garrett Robson

    Resident at the University of Toronto

    MD Candidate at UofT 2T1

    MD Candidate at University of Queensland

  • MEDX TORONTO NOVEMBER 2016

    A look into MedX Toronto's second annual conference

  • Keynote Speakers

    Dr. Shaun Morris

    MD, MPH

    Opening Keynote Speaker

    Global Perspectives: An Academic Career in Global Child Health, Medicine, and Research

    Dr. Jerry Maniate

    MD

    Educational Speaker

    Tying the knot on Medical School Applications: Presenting yourself as an authentic candidate

    Dr. Jiayi Hu

    MD

    Capstone Speaker

    The Journey to Medicine and life after Medical School

    Workshop Hosts

    Austin Pereira

    MD Candidate, University of Toronto 2T0

    MCAT Essentials: A Strategy Session

    Sponsored by The Princeton Review Canada

    Dr. Suleiman Furmli

    MD

    Medical School Interviews: All about the MMI and CASPer Tests

    Sponsored by MD Consultants

    Career Panelists

    Dr. Feldman, Dr. Ramanan, Dr. Roy

    MD, CM; MD; MD, PhD Candidate

    Returning to MedX Toronto due to overwhelming request, our career panelists conversed in thought-provoking discussions with delegates regarding their personal paths to medicine, obstacles, and current work

  • MEDX TORONTO MARCH 2016

    A look into our inaugural conference

  • MedX Toronto's 2016 March conference inaugurated at the University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building on March 26th. With tickets selling out in less than 5 days, 130 attendees were given the opportunity to participate in 3 workshops, 3 keynote speakers, a panel of medical students, alongside an opportunities fair comprising of 10 booths including personalized Mock MMI Stations.

    Keynote Speakers

    Dr. Trisha Roy

    MD, PhD Candidate

    A Road to Medicine

    Dr. Jason Dodge

    MD

    Personifying Medicine: The Integration of Music and Personal Passions into Medical Practice

    Workshop Hosts

    Dr. Gopee-Ramanan

    MD

    CASPer and MMI Interviews: ABCs

    Bernard Ho

    BHSc, MD Candidate

    The Medical School Admissions Committee

    Dr. Leah Feldman

    MD, CM

    The Ideal Medical Candidate

    Medical Student Panelists

    Ben Ouyang, Brad Weston, Rohit Vijh

    Students of the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

  • MEDX TORONTO TEAM

    Laura Kim

    Conference Co-Chair

    Laura studied life sciences at Queen's University, and currently conducts research on children's health evaluation and health policy. Her motto in life is to experience as much as one possibly can. Her ultimate goal is to volunteer abroad, and contribute towards improving health care systems and health education in developing countries. Aside from studying science, she likes to read blogs about fashion and travel.

     

    Lives by: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you (Matthew 7:7)

     

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    Marie Odhiambo

    Conference Co-Chair

    Marie is currently studying Life Sciences at University of Toronto Mississauga, with a Major in Psychology and Minors in Biology and Sociology. With an interest in the field of Clinical Psychology, she is extremely passionate about healthcare and health education on a scale larger than just physical health. She hopes to one day increase awareness for the importance of adequate care for mental health and related issues in her home country Kenya and similar African countries. She also has a passion for music, film and reading.

     

    Lives by: ‘Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.’ - Bruce Lee

     

     

    Drishti Thakkar

    Conference Co-Chair

    Drishti is a fourth year undergraduate student at University of Toronto studying Nutritional Sciences and Psychology. As an aspiring health professional and WHO ambassador, she is passionate about contributing to improve local and global health systems. Other than reading research papers and studying, Drishti spends her spare time writing on her blog and cooking delicious meals. She dreams of taking a solo world tour to taste the finest desserts across the world.

     

    Lives by: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." -Albert Einstein

     

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  • Thank you to our sponsors!

    If you are an interested sponsor, please email MedX Canada Conferences at team@medxcanada.org

    Thank you to our supporting organizations!

    The Princeton Review Canada, MD Consultants, MedCoach, 99point9 Prep, STEM Fellowship, Foundation of Students Science and Technology, Global Health Student Association at York University, SOAR Mentorship

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