Who We Are

President's Message

The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) is a unique institution, founded in 1945, by chiropractors for chiropractors. Our founders had a strong vision of a Canadian institution that would offer an excellent education, serve as a catalyst for the development of a unified profession, conduct research to further the scientific basis of the profession, become the home for knowledge related to chiropractic, and be the face of the profession to governments, third party payers, and the general public. We have achieved this vision and more.

Our curriculum, including clinical training, surpasses the requirements for board certification, meets the highest standards for educating health care professionals, and results in excellent pass rates in both Canadian and American licensing examinations. On average, approximately 96 per cent of CMCC graduates passed the written and clinical Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board examinations on the first attempt and performed equally well on the National Board of Chiropractic Examinations.

Our teaching clinics across the GTA provide Year IV students with practical experience. Each intern assumes patient care during two six month rotations, each with a different supervising clinician with his/her own specialty. This assures a broad range of experience and exposure to diverse patient populations. The large majority of interns complete one rotation at an external clinic.

We attract students from across Canada and around the world. They bring a wide variety of backgrounds including health sciences, physical education, nursing, teaching, and performing arts. The majority of our students hold undergraduate degrees and approximately seven per cent have graduate degrees.

Our Graduate Program offers opportunities in Clinical Sciences, Radiology, and Sports Sciences in preparation to sit Fellowship examinations with the respective specialty colleges. Our research program pushes the boundaries of chiropractic with the goal of significantly improving the patients’ quality of life. We have received international recognition for our pioneering work in models of health care, and have established a Research Chair for the Centre for the Study of Mechanobiology, Injury and Health.

Our students benefit by the swift integration of new findings into their program. We continue to benefit from the highest percentage of alumni support among colleges and universities across Canada, according to the most recent Guide to Canadian Universities Survey, published in Maclean’s magazine. With this strong support, CMCC will continue to be a leader in the field of chiropractic, in Canada and around the world.