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Critical Care Medicine

Application Process

The Paediatric Critical Care Training Program runs during the academic year from July to June.   

Number of positions available per year

Approximately 15 funded by SickKids

2-4 funded by the Ministry of Health (must be Canadian Graduates)

2-3 self-funded positions

Duration of Training Program

International Fellowship is 1 year (2nd year negotiable)

Canadian Resident is 2 years

International Fellowship is 1 year (2nd year negotiable)

Academic Year

July 1 - June 30 

Program Requirements

  • Base specialty training in Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, or Paediatric Surgery

  • Specialty certification is mandatory for acceptance by the University of Toronto and CPSO

Application Timeline

Feb 1 - Mar 31

Applications are accepted for the following July academic year

April 1 - Aug 31

Applications are reviewed (reference checks completed and where applicable, trainees will be contacted for interview)

Sept 1 - Oct 31

Final selections are made and offer letters will be sent to successful candidates

Nov 1 - Dec 31

Appointments are finalized with the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) office at the University of Toronto

For more information and for an application package, please contact:

Nella Perri
Supervisor, Administrative Services & Fellowship Program Co-ordinator
Critical Care Medicine
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON
email: nella.perri@sickkids.ca