University of Manitoba
- Winnipeg is a city of 750,000 people located in central Canada and is the capital of Manitoba. The two major teaching hospitals act as a major referral center for the entire province of 1.2 million people, as well as parts of Northern Ontario, Nunavut and Saskatchewan.
- This is a 5-year Royal College accredited training program leading to specialist certification (Royal College FRCPC) in Emergency Medicine.
- Academic day is full-day protected time off clinical duties and takes place once a week on Tuesdays.
- There are approximately 4 residents per cohort.
- The residency program has recently transitioned to the new competency-based medical education curriculum. The Royal College Examination will now be written at the end of PGY-4. The goals of PGY-5 are to focus entirely on Transition to Practice.
- Department Chair: Dr. Alec Chochinov
- Program Director: Dr. Wes Palatnick
- Associate/Assistant Program Director: Drs. Cheryl ffrench and Deb Hill
- Research Director: Dr. Erin Weldon
- Health Sciences Centre
- St. Boniface General Hospital
- Winnipeg Children's Hospital
- Grace Hospital
- This is subject to change with the new competency-based curriculum.
A variety of electives are offered in-house by the program. This includes:
- STARS HEMS
- EM Administration
- Medical Education
- Trauma Team Leader
- MSK Sports Medicine
- At this time, the Department of Emergency Medicine does not offer any formal fellowships. However, in the past, residents have pursued relevant fellowships from other departments.
- A prehospital/EMS fellowship is currently being developed and hopefully will be available in the next couple of years.
- The Chief Resident can be contacted here: firstname.lastname@example.org
- University of Manitoba FRCPC Residency Home Page
- University of Manitoba FRCPC Residency Twitter
- For more information about resident life in Manitoba: Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba