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Paediatric Medicine
Paediatric Medicine

Postgraduate medical education

Director: Adelle Atkinson - Postgraduate Medical Education - Paediatrics is a four-year residency program accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

  1. During the first year paediatric residents have three four-week blocks on the Paediatric Medicine In-patient Unit, four weeks in an ambulatory rotation and four weeks at a community hospital.
  2. During the third year, paediatric residents have an eight week rotation as the senior supervising resident on the Paediatric Medicine In-patient Unit, four weeks in an ambulatory rotation and have an elective that might be at a community hospital or in a private paediatrician’s office.
  3. During the fourth year, paediatric residents are supervised by Division members on the Paediatric Medicine Consult Team (in-patient consultation to surgical and medical subspecialties). Fourth year residents may select a rotation on the Clinical Practice Unit or in a private pediatrician’s office. Many fourth year paediatric residents attend a continuity clinic in the Paediatric Consultation Clinic supervised by Division members.
  4. Members of the division are involved on the Postgraduate Medical Education Committee, the Resident Selection Subcommittee and the Evaluation Subcommittee.