MD/PhD programs--the Canadian experience

Silverman, Mel; McGugan, Sandy
August 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p255
Academic Journal
Focuses on the MD/PhD programs in the training of clinician scientists in Canada. Integration of the program by the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario; Success of program; Plans on expanding the program in Canada.


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