Health Sciences
2012-2013 University Calendar

7 Faculty of Medicine : 7.3 Programs of Study, Admission and Curriculum : 7.3.2 Other Programs Outside the Faculty of Medicine : Graduate Studies and Research in the Medical Sciences
Opportunities for graduate work in the basic medical and clinical sciences leading to the degrees of M.Sc. and Ph.D. are offered by many of the departments of the Faculty of Medicine. By special arrangement, studies for the degree of M.Sc. can be pursued concurrently with work towards the M.D.,C.M. degree. In addition, a combined M.D.,C.M./Ph.D. program is available (further information can be obtained from Program Administrator, M.D.,C.M./Ph.D. Program, McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, 3655 Promenade Sir-William-Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6). Details of the programs available are included in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Programs, Courses and University Regulations publication available at
Research in clinical disciplines is carried out at all locations of the McGill University Health Centre: the Montreal Children's Hospital, the Montreal General Hospital, the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal Chest Institute and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. Research opportunities are also available at the Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital, the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and the Shiners' Hospital for Children. For administrative purposes, graduate work in several clinical departments is grouped under the Division of Experimental Medicine and the Division of Experimental Surgery. Other departments administer individual graduate programs. Consult the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Programs, Courses and University Regulations publication available at for a description of the programs.
Inquiries concerning research training in the medical sciences should be directed to the chair or graduate program director of the department in which the candidates wish to receive their graduate education.

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