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Office of Learner Affairs

During your time at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, you’ll encounter a variety of new experiences and opportunities. Our team is here to support and guide you as you work toward reaching your potential and achieving your academic and professional goals. While you prepare for a career helping your patients maintain and improve their health, we want to help you nurture your own well-being.

We’re committed to promoting resilience, wellness, personal growth and social responsibility among our learners and I welcome you to explore the range of services and resources available through our office.

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UTSG Office Closure - Friday, March 24 - Tuesday, April 11, 2023

The Office of Learner Affairs will be undergoing upgrades to our space in the Naylor Building at the St. George campus. To support the upgrades, we will be closed for in person service at our St. George campus and offering virtual/ remote service from Friday, March 24, 2023 until Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

In person supports will continue at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus. The St. George Campus offices will reopen for in-person service on Wednesday, April 12, 2023.  We look forward to welcoming you to our space on April 12!

Our Services


All discussions with our team are strictly confidential. OLA provides a variety of services including consultations, referral services, short-term treatment, workshops and support groups to learners at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine.  We understand that confidentiality is a significant concern for all learners.  The information you share will not be released or shared without your permission and written consent except as the law requires. 

We are required to disclose confidential information if: 

  • it is believed that you may be a danger to yourself or others 

  • a minor is being physically or sexually abused or is at risk of being abused 

  • a health professional who has been sexually abusive to a client (including yourself) 

  • a court of law subpoenas our records