Queen's Cardiology is a three-year training program, and the length does not exceed the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada's standard.
In addition to the program rotations, we offer the following educational rounds:
|Cardiac Imaging Rounds||Weekly|
|ECG/ Intracardiac Device Rounds||Weekly|
|Cardiac Case Rounds||Weekly|
|Journal Clubs||1-2 times per month in the evening|
|Bedside Teaching||Twice a month in small groups|
|Teaching Opportunities||2 rounds per week delivered by the Cardiology residents for the junior housestaff|
|Retreats||Twice per year|
|CanMEDS Topics||Integrated into half-day curriculum and through PGME sessions|
|Mock written/graphics exams||At least once per year|
|Mock OSCE||Once per year|
|Graphics||Integrated into academic half-day series|
The first year Cardiology residents take part in the ICU summer half-day series as a review of cardiac critical care medicine.
A summer half-day series has also been designed for Cardiology exam preparation for the senior Cardiology residents.
These are resident-driven guideline based sessions which are facilitated by topic experts.
Each resident is expected to complete a research project and submit for presentation and/or publication. The research aspect of the program is supervised by a Clinical Scholar, who will meet with the residents to ensure that projects are progressing as expected, and provide assistance when required.