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The Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto offers complete postgraduate training in paediatrics, and all of the related paediatric subspecialities. The Paediatric Residency is fully approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and by the American Board of Pediatrics. Accreditation of subspecialities is as follows:

Certificate of special competence after prior certification in paediatrics:

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Immunology and Allergy
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Gastroenterology
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Accreditation without certification after prior certification in a specialty including paediatrics:

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Developmental Paediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Paediatric Emergency Medicine

There are two freestanding programs of the Royal College:

  • Paediatric Neurology - trainees do one year of paediatrics prior to entering their four-year neurology program.
  • Medical Genetics - trainees do approximately six months of paediatrics through first and second year of their training program

Neither of these two specialities are certified as paediatricians at the end of their training.

Fellowships offered at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children without Royal College status 

(detailed information is available in the Subspecialty Fellowship Training Programs section):

  • Academic Paediatric Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Developmental Paediatrics

SickKids-based Fellowship Opportunties, please click on one of the following:

Departmental Clinical Fellowship Program

Cardiology Fellowship-Heart Transplant Service

Neonatal Transport