Get to know the Faculty of Medicine
The reach of Dalhousie's medical school spans the Maritimes, educating more than 50 per cent of the region's doctors and hosting more than 100 teaching sites across the region. Check up on what its faculty, students and staff have been up to this week with our Know Your Dal Storify.
Faculty of Medicine Dean David Anderson answers our questions in this video interview.
Five things you didn't know about the Faculty of Medicine
Dating back to 1868, the Faculty of Medicine—colloquially known as Dalhousie Medical School—is home to 22 clinical and basic science departments. And with campuses in Halifax and Saint John, and 100+ teaching sites scattered across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and P.E.I., Dal’s medical research and clinical learning environments extend across the Maritimes.
Besides training top-notch docs and researchers, there are a few other things you should know about Dalhousie Medical School.
- Its faculty are Maritime Canada’s doctors
- Students are seeing patients from day one
- Every student undertakes a four-year research project
- The school’s research has an economic spin-off effect
- The medical school holds a Guinness World Record...