Health Sciences Education Rounds - The 10,000 PhDs Project at the University of Toronto: Using Employment Outcome Data to Inform Graduate Education


McIntyre Medical Building Meakins Amphitheatre, 5th floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

Key Objectives

By the end of this presentation, faculty members will be able to:

  • Identify career options available to their graduate students
  • Discuss the value of professional development as part of a modern graduate curriculum
  • Describe the need for graduate students to build their professional network outside academia

Dr. Reinhart Reithmeier is a Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Biochemistry in the Faculty of Medicine. He obtained his B.Sc. at Carleton University in 1972 and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of British Columbia in 1977. He completed his post-doctoral training at Harvard University and the University of Toronto.

Dr. Reithmeier is known internationally for his research on anion transport membrane proteins in human health and disease. An award-wining lecturer, as former chair of Biochemistry and a Special Advisor to the Dean of Graduate Studies on a graduate professional and leadership development, Dr. Reithmeier is dedicated to ensuring that graduate students have the skill set and network to be fully prepared to take advantage of the diverse job opportunities available to them in today’s global marketplace.

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