Royal College Specialty Programs

Over 50 specialty programs in the Maritimes

As a Dalhousie Medical School resident, you can experience a variety of residency training opportunities. Our faculty work hard to ensure that their training programs are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and that, when you're finished training, you're well-prepared to successfully write the Royal College Certification Examinations and enter practice.  

For information about specific training programs and requirements for entry, please contact the appropriate program director from the list below:

Anesthesia

Dr. R. Doucet, program director

Phone: 902-473-2325
Fax: 902-423-9454
Email: Jessie.Purvis@nshealth.ca

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Department of Anesthesia
QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Bldg, room 231
10th floor west,
1276 South Park St,
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Cardiac Surgery

Dr. D. Horne, program director Phone: 902-473-2717
Fax: 902-473-7149
Email: ChantelleMBrown@nshealth.ca
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax Infirmary Site, room 2006
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7

Dermatology

Dr. K. Purdy, Program Director

Phone: 902-473-2814
Fax: 902-473-2655
Email: daldermPD@gmail.com

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Division Clinical Dermatology & Cutaneous Science
QEII Health Sciences Centre Dickson Bldg, Rm 4190
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. P. Brown,
Program Director

Phone: 902-473-5453
Fax: 902-473-2018
Email: melissa.macleod@dal.ca

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Department of Radiology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
VG Site, Rm 319
3rd Floor, North
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Emergency Medicine

Dr. L. Murphy,
program director

Phone: 902-473-4220
Fax: 902-473-3617
Email: Rebecca.Jozsa@nshealth.ca

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Department of Emergency Medicine
QEII Health Sciences Centre
HI site, room 355
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7

General Surgery

Dr. L. Helyer,
program director

Phone: 902-473-2810
Fax: 902-473-4442
Email:

Carissa.Grimard@nshealth.ca

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Surgery Education Office
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Bldg, VG site, room 828
1276 South Park St,
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Internal Medicine

Dr. I. L. Epstein,
program director

Phone: 902-473-2253
Fax: 902-473-4067
Email: domeducation@nshealth.ca

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Department of Medicine
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Bethune Bldg, VG Site,
4th floor, room 483
1276 South Park St,
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9
Dr. E. N. Grant,
site director
(Saint John)
Phone: 506-648-6233
Fax: 506-648-7379
Email:
angeles.damil@horizonnb.ca
Department of Medicine
Horizon Health Network, zone 2
400 University Avenue
PO Box 2100
Saint John, NB  E2L 4L2

Medical Microbiology

Dr. I. Davis,
program director
Phone: 902-473-2174
Fax: 902-473-7038
Email:
susan.brushett@nshealth.ca
Department of Microbiology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
MacKenzie Bldg, VG site
4th floor, room 404
1276 South Park St.,
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Neurology (adult)

Dr. G. J. Gubitz,
program director

Phone: 902-473-6501
Fax: 902-473-4438
Email: ashley.doucette@nshealth.ca

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Department of Medicine
QEII Health Sciences Centre
HI site, 3rd floor, room 3822
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7

Neurology (pediatric)

Dr. P. Brna,
program director

Phone: 902-470-8475
Fax: 902-470-8486
Email: cassidy.morrison@iwk.nshealth.ca

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Department of Pediatrics
IWK Health Centre
8th floor south
5850/5980 University Ave.
PO Box 9700
Halifax, NS  B3K 6R8

Neurosurgery

Dr. G. Pickett, program director

Phone: 902-473-8919
Fax: 902-473-6609
Email: heather.munroe@nshealth.ca

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Division of Neurosurgery
QEII Health Sciences Centre
HI site, level 3, room 3006
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7

Nuclear Medicine

Dr. E. Ash Wiley,
program director
Phone: 902-473-5453
Fax: 902-473-2018
Email:  melissa.macleod@dal.ca
Department of Radiology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
VG site, 3rd floor north, room 319
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. L. McCarthy
program director

Phone: 902-470-6675
Fax: 902-425-1125
Email:mary.boudreau@iwk.nshealth.ca

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Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
IWK Health Centre
Women's & Maternity site, room 2114
5850/5980 University Avenue
PO Box 9700
Halifax, NS  B3K 6R8

Ophthalmology

Dr. M. Dahrab,
program director

Phone: 902-473-2517
Fax: 902-473-2839
Email: ophthed@dal.ca

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Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Bldg, VG site, 2 west, room 2035
1276 South Park St
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Orthopaedic surgery

Dr. G. Richardson,
program director

Phone: 902-473-6156
Fax: 902-473-3563
Email: marlo.ferguson@nshealth.ca

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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
QEII Health Sciences Centre
HI site, room 4863
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7

Pathology (anatomical)

Drs. H.L. Sapp & G. Bethune,
program directors

Phone: 902-473-5197
Fax: 902-473-6588
Email:

NatalieS.Mishreky@nshealth.ca


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Department of Pathology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
VG site, MacKenzie Bldg
7th floor, room 737
1276 South Park St,
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9
norma.thompson@cdha.nshealth.ca norma.thompson@cdha.nshealth.ca

Pathology (general)

Dr. C. Wang,
program director

Phone: 902-473-7589
Fax: 902-473-6588
Email: pathsec@dal.ca

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Department of Pathology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
VG site, MacKenzie Bldg
7th floor, room 737
1276 South Park St,
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Pathology (hematological)

Drs. A. Shawwa & D. Conrad,
program directors

Phone: 902-473-7589
Fax: 902-473-6588
Email: NatalieS.Mishreky@nshealth.ca

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Division of Hematology
c/o Dept. of Pathology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
MacKenzie Bldg, VG site
6th floor, room 607
1276 South Park St,
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Otolaryngology

Dr. P. G. Corsten,
program director

Phone: 902-473-2737
Fax: 902-425-3857
Email: brenda.oake@dal.ca

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Division of Otolaryngology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Dickson Bldg, VG site, room 3053, 3rd floor
1276 South Park St.
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9

Pediatrics

Dr. S. Manos,
program director

Phone: 902-470-8119
Fax: 902-470-6913
Email: Alicia.macdonald@iwk.nshealth.ca

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Department of Pediatrics
IWK Health Centre
Children's Site, 
5850/5980 University Avenue
PO Box 9700
Halifax, NS  B3K 6R8

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. A. Mountin,
program director

Phone: 902-473-3232
Fax: 902-473-3204
Email: alysha.nelson@nshealth.ca

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Department of Medicine
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Nova Scotia Rehabilitation site, room 211
1341 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 4K4

Plastic Surgery

Dr. M. Wheelock,
program director

Phone: 902-473-8609
Fax: 902-473-6296
Email: 

heather.munroe@nshealth.ca

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Division of Plastic Surgery
QEII Health Sciences Centre
HI site, room 4447
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A7

Psychiatry

Dr. M. Bosma,
program director

Phone: 902-473-7122
Fax: 902-473-4545
Email: jen.brown@dal.ca

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Department of Psychiatry
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Abbie Lane Bldg, 8th floor
5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS  B3H 2E2

Radiation Oncology

Dr. D. Bowes,
program director

Phone: 902-473-6068
Fax: 902-473-7205
Email: karena.watts@nshealth.ca

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Department of Radiation Oncology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Dickson Bldg, VG site
Nova Scotia Cancer Centre, room 2200
5820 University Avenue
Halifax, NS  B3H 1V7

Urology

Dr. A. Cox,
program director

Phone: 902-473-5469
Fax: 902-473-5850
Email: paulaa.taylor@nshealth.ca

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Department of Urology
QEII Health Sciences Centre
VG site, 5 Victoria Wing, room 294
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9