Two McMaster anesthesiologists consulting using a tablet computer


The Department of Anesthesia provides leadership through basic and applied research, and a commitment to the highest level of teaching for its learners.

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Dr. Mick Bhatia in his lab

Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences is a research-intensive and education-forward department supported by a community of faculty members, staff, undergraduate and graduate trainees and postdoctoral fellows.

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Parminder Raina in his lab

Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact

The Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact produces, synthesizes, packages, shares and supports the best available research evidence in the health and health-related fields.

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Gina Agarwal

Family Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine is focused on strengthening the impact of family primary care on the health and well-being of all people and their communities.

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Jeremy Hirota and his students in a lab


The Department of Medicine has a mission to provide outstanding clinical care, support the best education, and grow its position as a world-leading centre for research and innovation.

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Sarah McDonald

Obstetrics & Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology uses problem-based learning and state-of-the-art simulation techniques to impart the knowledge, skills and competencies required for future providers of care to women and their families.

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The Department of Oncology has an outstanding multidisciplinary group of faculty dedicated to excellence in research and education.

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Chris Verschoor  (left) and Dawn Bowdish (right)

Pathology & Molecular Medicine

The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine is recognized for its excellence in basic and clinical research, outstanding diagnostic and clinical medicine, and for its strong undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate education.

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Katherine Morrison examining a patient


The Department of Pediatrics has a mission to improve the health of children and adolescents through excellence in patient care, research in an atmosphere of collaborative interaction and a long tradition of distinction in the education of pediatricians.

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Parminder Raina from the department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University has a proud tradition of collaboration, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence, working closely with its partners in the university, local hospitals and the community.

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David Koff and Jane Castelli


The Department of Radiology offers exposure to all fields and subspecialties of radiology within four top-rated hospitals and the second-largest cancer centre in Canada.

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Dr. Sheila Singh and a patient


The Department of Surgery is a world leader in the provision of evidence-based surgical education, research and patient care.

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