Palliative Care

The Division of Palliative Care Medicine offers a one-year Program of Added Competence in Palliative Medicine, accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. The program is open to physicians who have completed requirements for certification. Clinical experiences include a tertiary-level palliative care unit, consultation services in the home, hospices, and acute care hospitals, and outpatient clinics. Residents also participate in interdisciplinary seminars and rounds, and undertake a scholarly project. For the academic year of July 2017/18, interested individuals are asked to have their applications in (preferably, electronically) by 1st November 2016.  Applicants will then be informed of their acceptance status by the 2nd December 2016.  After the 2nd December, further applicants will be considered based on available positions.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Sarah Burton MacLeod
Palliative Medicine Residency Program Director
416 Health Services Center
1090 Youville Drive West
Edmonton, Alberta T6L 0A3