Backpack to Briefcase: From student to stethoscope

Close up of stethoscope on text book

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
University of Toronto Mississauga
Room 140, Terrence Donnally Health Sciences Complex (MAP)

Whether you're curious about studying medicine or have your heart set on becoming a doctor, this Backpack to Briefcase brings you face-to-face with a panel of experts and students from the U of T Faculty of Medicine, Medical Radiation Sciences program and Physician Assistant program.

Learn what to expect during the admissions process, how to explore your career and decide on a specialty during medical school, and get a first-hand perspective of life in medical school from current students studying at the Mississauga Academy of Medicine at UTM.

Watch a recording of the session online.


Carol Bisnath, BA'91, MEd'04, Career Counsellor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Becky Smith, Acting Associate Registrar, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Brett Snyder, Program Coordinator, Medical Radiation Sciences Program, University of Toronto
Elizabeth Whitmell, Program Manager, Physician Assistant Program, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Leo Akioyamen, MD Candidate, Class of 2019, University of Toronto
Bernard Ho, MD Candidate, Class of 2018, University of Toronto

Complimentary refreshments will be served. Backpack to Briefcase is presented in partnership with the University of Toronto Mississauga Alumni Association.

Proudly sponsored by the University of Toronto's Affinity PartnersTD Insurance, University of Toronto MasterCard Program and Manulife.

Please contact Alumni Relations if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.

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