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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. The Office of Learner Affairs 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.

Our team is committed to promoting resilience, wellness, personal growth and social responsibility among our learners and we welcome you to explore the range of services and resources available through our office.

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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