Translational Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at the Department of Surgery

The University of Toronto Advantage

The University of Torontos Department of Surgery, together with its network of world-class hospitals and health institutes, has long enjoyed a stellar reputation for groundbreaking research and innovation. For over a century, the Department of Surgery has been building on a scientific tradition that brought the world insulin, the electronic heart pacemaker and the first single-lung and nerve transplants. This distinguished history of discovery and innovation positions us to tackle the biggest challenges in human health today.

Our Mission

We strive to provide our trainees and faculty with the support for translational research, innovative work processes, and field expertise to facilitate your knowledge from bench to bedside - and beyond.