Faculty members in the Division of Vascular Surgery are involved in the University of Ottawa’s undergraduate medical degree program, participating in the teaching of clerkship seminars (during the third and fourth years of the medical degree program).
Third and fourth year student elective requests are required to go through electives coordinator.
As part of their surgical clerkships, medical students from other universities may take electives at the University of Ottawa through our Division of Vascular Surgery. Candidates must apply through the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine. Please contact:
The University of Ottawa Vascular Surgery Residency Program offers 2 streams for Royal College certification. Both are fully accredited. One stream offers a residency position starting at the PGY 1 position, the second at the PGY 6 position (2-year residency). The more senior position often attracts candidates from general surgery or cardiac surgery.
The program offers a balanced volume of comprehensive learning encounters in both open surgery and endovascular procedures .The Ottawa Hospital is the tertiary referral center for Vascular disease in Eastern Ontario and one of the largest teaching hospitals in Canada providing more than adequate patient volumes to ensure a comprehensive educational experience. The Vascular training program is one of the oldest in Canada and has a long and successful track record of training Vascular Surgeons. The surgical faculty is dedicated to ensuring trainees leave the program ready for practice. The Ottawa Hospital also runs an ICAVL accredited Vascular lab where trainees rotate through to learn the complete inventory of non invasive vascular diagnostics.
PGY 6 resident selections for July 1 are made by June 30 of the preceding year.
Please apply by April 15, so that interviews can be arranged.
PGY 1 resident selections are managed through CaRMS.