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Education

A wealth of opportunity

Interested in critical care medicine? At Dalhousie, you’ll find a variety of training opportunities, including:

Undergraduate education: As a medical school student, you’ll have access to critical care education during your undergraduate program, beginning in your third year. These opportunities will include electives, selective rotations and a week assisting in the operating room.

Residency rotations: We offer Critical Care rotations to residents from a wide variety of programs including anesthesia, emergency medicine, ENT, general surgery, internal medicine, medical microbiology, obstetrics and gynecology, OMF, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and urology. Electives are welcome, and we strive to tailor the experience to meet your learning objectives.

Subspecialty training program: This two-year Adult Critical Care Training Program lets you expand on your postgraduate education by honing your skills in adult critical care medicine.

Continuing medical education: Our simulation-based learning program teaches critical care medicine to residents, medical students and fellows using high-fidelity simulation to practice complex scenarios. Trainees also participate in mock codes and interprofessional ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) simulation.

Educational events: Interested in coming to our academic rounds? Check out the schedule here.

Interested in learning more about our critical care programs? Contact us.