The Department supports tertiary care and quaternary care medicine for the Province of Manitoba, and parts of the North West Territories and Northern Ontario - a catchment area consisting of over 1.5 million people.
Research is one of the core functions of the Department. Research activities span a wide variety of topics and involve basic research, clinical research, clinical trials and studies of animal model systems in collaboration with other clinical and basic science departments, affiliated hospitals and organizations.
Our Royal College accredited academic postgraduate education training programs are affiliated with the three major health centres in Winnipeg - the Health Sciences Centre, St. Boniface Hospital, and Grace Hospital. Faculty members are also involved in: undergraduate medical education, clerkship programs, and continuing medical and community education.
Our full time and part time medical faculty members hold key positions in clinical programs within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Shared Health Services, and provide consultation and assistance to community-based physicians and hospitals.
The Department is made up of 18 Sections with national and world-renown faculty members and staff dedicated to excellence in clinical care, research and education.