The Office of Resident Affairs provides personal and academic support and advice to residents and fellows throughout the Maritimes and functions independently from PGME.

Your privacy is important to us. All information you share about yourself will be kept strictly CONFIDENTIAL and will not be shared with anyone outside our office without your written consent.* 

*Legal exceptions include the following: clear and imminent danger to you or someone else, a reasonable concern that a child or elder is being abused or a court order.

Wellbeing Resources

Resident Wellness

Our focus is to improve the quality of life and general well being of residents, support students in distress, and develop individualized wellness programs and workshops.

Personal Support


Resident Affairs offers a variety of services to support health and well-being to Dalhousie Postgraduate Medical Education trainees during their training.

Academic Support


We understand how wellness issues can impact academic performance. We offer support to residents experiencing academic difficulty.

Learner Mistreatment


Do you have concerns about your current learning environment? 

For confidential reporting and support please visit the Faculty of Medicine, Office of Professional Affairs website.

We are committed to upholding a safe and equitable learning environment where all residents can feel a sense of belonging and are empowered to both fully contribute and achieve their best. Focusing on diversity, equity, community representation, and disrupting racism and colonialism in all its forms will lead to improved health care for all and a better educational experience for our learners.