Distributed medical education has provided the opportunity to enhance healthcare in regional communities while increasing our capacity for research and education.
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Since Niagara regional campus opened its doors in 2008 it has contributed to the strengthening of healthcare through learning and education initiatives. The commitment to addressing physician shortages and enhancing research and education has created a rewarding learning atmosphere for trainees, and enriched the healthcare community in the Niagara region.
Waterloo regional campus was McMaster’s first fully distributed site for medical education. Since 2007, the initial dreams that fostered an environment welcoming of community medical education, the vision of a unique partnership between McMaster University and the University of Waterloo and the commitment to address health human resource shortages has yielded an amazing opportunity for aspiring physicians to become our students.