Department of Medicine



The Division of Respirology is distributed among five hospital sites: University Health Network (Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital, Sinai Health System and Women’s College Hospital. Our faculty responds to the needs of the communities we serve and are recognized by our international peers as among the brightest stars in respiratory medicine research. With 57 full-time faculty members located throughout all five academic health centres, our scope is truly city-wide.

Respirology Research

We are a leader in world-class research that aims to improve all areas of respiratory medicine. We are world renowned for our programs in lung transplantation, sleep-related breathing disorders, cystic fibrosis and lung injury/critical care.

Respirology Fellowships

The Department of Medicine offers more than 100 fellowships across our affiliated hospital sites. More than 10 of those fellowships are through the Division of Respirology.

Resident Resources

Where you’ll find everything from trainee schedules, manuals, learning resources and more.

Division Director

Meet the Division Director for Respirology

Respirology Awards & Grants

Celebrating outstanding achievements in teaching and research across all levels of medical education.

CME Fellowship

The CME Fellowship in Respiratory Medicine provides $60,000 in salary support for national or international graduates to apply to undertake further training in a respiratory-related field for one year. There will be one award per year.
Sep 27 Respirology Research Rounds: Dr Jussi Tikkanen
Rounds | 8:00am–9:00am
Oct 4 Respirology Research Rounds: Dr Natasha Leighl
Rounds | 8:00am–9:00am
Oct 11 Sleep Medicine and Research Rounds: Dr Brian Murray
Rounds | 8:00am–9:15am
Oct 18 Respirology Grand Rounds: Dr Jolene Fisher (BMT)
Rounds | 8:00am–9:00am
Oct 25 Respirology Research Rounds: Dr Felix Ratjen
Rounds | 8:00am–9:00am