About the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

With nearly 1,000 undergraduate and over 140 graduate students walking the halls of our iconic building, the University of Toronto’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is a recognized global leader in the fields of pharmacy education and research. Together, we are moving science and health through a focus on excellence and innovation.

With over 180 faculty members including, researchers, clinician scientists, clinical educators and community, hospital and affiliated experts, we are the top faculty of pharmacy in Canada and ranked among the top five globally. We are committed to offering leading-edge pharmacy education programs and driving innovation and discovery in the pharmaceutical sciences. 

Our Mission

We advance pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical science through world-leading education and research.

Our Vision

We are globally recognized for impactful research and fostering expert, innovative practice. Our faculty and graduates are leaders who continually advance science and practice to improve health through pharmaceutical care.

Our "INSPIRE" Values

  • INclusiveness​​
  • Social Accountability
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  •  Respect
  •  Excellence

About the Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building

Opened in 2006, the Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building is a state-of-the-art 167,000 square foot teaching and research facility and the gateway to the University of Toronto. Equipped with over 40,000 square feet of research space and numerous lecture halls, classrooms and teaching laboratories, the building supports the academic, research and teaching needs of well over 1,300 people on a daily basis.

The growth of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy was made possible by the generous support of alumni, industry and friends. Over $65 million was raised in support of the building from various levels of government, the university, and the private sector, including donations from Dr. Leslie and Anna Dan, Apotex Inc., GlaxoSmithKline Inc., Patheon Inc., Rexall PharmaPlus, Shoppers Drug Mart and many others.

Designed by renowned architect Sir Norman Foster, the building combines the old and the new, the functional and the spectacular, and is a fitting home for a faculty that is moving science and health forward.