Clinical and Research Training in the Subspecialties of Internal Medicine

General Aspects of the Clinical Training Program

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada approved training programs (clinical fellowships) are available in Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Neurology, Respirology, and Rheumatology. Insofar as possible, the programs are designed to meet the personal needs of the trainee. The training resident is assisted by a resident in Internal Medicine and an intern, and works in close association with research fellows who may have limited clinical duties.

General Aspects of the Research Training Program

Research Fellowships are available in Allergy and Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Nephrology, Neurology, Respirology, and Rheumatology, which provide training in depth in investigative medicine and the opportunity for developing laboratory skills and techniques pertinent to the subspecialty. Opportunity also exists for intensive study in basic science through affiliation with one of the basic science departments or in one of the research units in the Department of Medicine.