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We offer an extensive program of postgraduate education.

With training opportunities in the major hospitals of Toronto, such as Mount Sinai and SickKids, our postgraduates have unparalleled access to a broad spectrum of:

  • case material
  • expert faculty
  • world-leading training sites
  • research

Why do we love laboratory medicine?

Find out what members of our community are passionate about.

Why we love Laboratory Medicine

Residency Training Programs

Explore our programs in Anatomical Pathology, Hematological Pathology, Medical Microbiology, Neuropathology, Forensic Pathology

Postdoctoral Diploma Programs

As the largest of its kind in Canada, our prestigious postdoctoral diploma programs will allow you to pursue a career in Clinical Chemistry or Clinical Microbiology

Fellowship Training Programs

Spend one or two years training in a clinical specialty at one of our affiliated hospitals

Areas of Focused Competence

Programs in Cytopathology and Transfusion Medicine, accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Clinician Scientist Training Program

Our Clinician Scientist Training Program allows you to pursue your MSc or PhD degree within the Temerty Faculty of Medicine while training as a pathologist or laboratory medicine specialist.

Meet the postgraduate studies team

Paula Nixon
Postgraduate Education Officer



Sue Balaga
Postgraduate Assistant



Program directors

Anatomical Pathology (Res) Program Director: Susan Done

Neuropathology (Res) Program Director: Patrick Shannon

Hematological (Res) Program Director: David Barth

Transfusion (AFC) Program Director: Wendy Lau

Cytopathology (AFC) Program DirectorScott Boerner

Forensic (Res) Program Director: Jayantha Herath

Clinical Biochemistry (Dipl) Program Co-Director: Vathany Kulasingam

Clinical Biochemistry (Dipl) Program Co-Director: Paul Yip

Medical Microbiology (Res) Program Director and Microbiology (Dipl) Program Director: Tony Mazzulli

Fellowship Program DirectorDavid Hwang