Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health

Salas O’Brien is providing comprehensive engineering, lighting, and technology design services for the Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health. It is a unique facility that will train healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurse practitioners, and others in the region to serve the community. This will be the first medical school in the eastern Greater Toronto Area and the third of the University of Toronto.

The academy will feature a clinical psychology clinic, a pharmacy clinic, a main-floor amphitheater, an anatomy lab, a 21-bed clinical skills lab, and ten case-based learning instructional labs. Approximately 300 healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physical therapists, are expected to be trained annually.

Completion Year



143,500 square feet

Construction Cost

$130 million

Project Partners

Diamond Schmitt


The project is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification.

Image Credit

Renderings courtesy of Diamond Schmitt and MVRDV