Program Eligibility

To be eligible for a fellowship program with the Dalhousie University Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management & Perioperative Medicine, applicants must:

1) Have completed anesthesia specialty training, with preference given to those applicants with FRCPC qualifications (Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada with specialty in Anesthesiology) or who are FRCPC eligible.

Individuals who do not hold FRCPC and are not eligible may also meet licensing requirements by:
a) Holding a Medical Degree from a recognized medical school – AND
b) Have completed post-graduate anesthesia training (e.g. fellowship) in a Canadian academic centre that included a clinical assessment period OR
c) Have completed residency training under a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada approved jurisdiction.

2) Have membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

3) Have personal medical insurance valid for the duration of their fellowship in Canada.

4) Be proficient in English, both written and spoken. The English Language Proficiency Requirements can be located on the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia website.(we can ask for a waiver if you can demonstrate your language proficiency in other ways)

5) Have Canadian citizenship, permanent residence or a valid work permit.