The two years of the core program follow the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada requirements.
The first year of the program includes 7 blocks in the emergency department and 1 block each of research, anaesthesia, orthopedics, plastic surgery and radiology/ultrasound.
In the second year, the PEM resident must complete 6 blocks of emergency and 1 block each of research, adult emergency medicine, toxicology, trauma, emergency medical services and pediatric critical care. There is also a mandatory administration component to the program as per Royal College requirements. There are no mandatory electives.
We also offer an option of a third year which may consist of research/education scholarship, trauma fellowship or may be used to complete a Master’s program.