Child Psychiatry Residency Training

Welcome to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training page. At the University of Ottawa, we are pleased to offer a subspecialty training program that has been accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


Application Process

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program has the capacity to accommodate up to two residents per year. Applicants will be applying to this program for their PGY5 and PGY6 training years and we welcome applications from other universities.

Complete details on training requirements can be found on the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Website under “Information by Subspecialty”. The Specialty Training Requirements (STR) document provides a good overview of training opportunities and requirements for a career in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

To begin subspecialty training in July 2017, the following deadlines will apply:

Application deadline: Sept 11th/17
Interview period: Oct 19th-20th
First letter of offer: Nov. 15th/17
Deadline for acceptance: Nov 21st/17

Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please send the Child Subspecialty Application Form (PDF) (46 KB) to our Program Director. You may send an electronic or paper version.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Program Director:

Dr Leanna Isserlin
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 6 West
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L1
Email: Leanna Isserlin
613-737-7600 ext. 3767

All eligible applicants will have their file reviewed by the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Committee. A short list of applicants will be selected and invited for interviews to occur in the first 2 weeks of October, 2017.

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