Université de Montréal

Second Cycle Graduate Certificate in Insurance Medicine and Medicolegal Expertise

Faculty of Medicine

Overview and specifics








17 credits

Program Type

Without dissertation or thesis track

Resource persons

Program information


The goal of the microprogram is to train health professionals so they can improve their knowledge and skills in the medicolegal field, as well as in the insurance medicine field.


Career prospects

This program allows students to fill the position of consultant for businesses or insurance companies.


Studies in this program are governed by the educational regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the following provisions:

1. Admission requirements
To be admitted as a regular student in the microprogram (Insurance Medicine and Medicolegal Expertise), candidates must have a university degree qualifying them for a health profession or a LL.B. (Law), or show proof of equivalent education.

2. Program length
The minimum duration of the program is one full-time session. The maximum duration is two years.

Application deadlines

Before submitting an application, check the application periods for the chosen session.

  • Summer 2021: From September 1st, 2019 to February 1st, 2021

Program structure (2-452-6-3)

The microprogram consists of 17 credits.

Legend: CR: Credit, SC: Schedule, D: Day, E: Evening

Segment 70

Number of credits: 11 mandatory credits and 6 credits from optional courses. It can be completed in 6 sessions and results in the issue of a certificate of attendance.

Block 70A Mandatory – 11 credits

Course Title CR SC
MMD 6220 Insurance Expertise Medicine 3
MMD 6221 Legal Aspects 3
Course Title CR SC
MMD 6226 Advanced Expertise Medicine, Part 3 3
MMD 6227 Advanced Expertise Medicine, Part 4 2

Block 70B Optional - 6 credits

Course Title CR SC
MMD 6222 Insurance Medicine 3
MMD 6223 Underwriting and Claims Analysis 3
Course Title CR SC
MMD 6224 Advanced Expertise Medicine, Part 1 3
MMD 6225 Advanced Expertise Medicine, Part 2 3

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