Elective Opportunities

Experience emergency medicine across the province

If you are interested in applying to our five-year emergency medicine residency program, you can apply for a two or three week clinical rotation in the fall (September-January) prior to the CaRMS match.

In the spring, we open our department to fourth-year students interested in a three-week elective.

Electives in the Dalhousie Department of Emergency Medicine take place in facilities across Nova Scotia (see list below).

For visiting electives to Dalhousie University, please review our Undergraduate Medical Education Office policies prior to applying.

After reviewing the policies, please apply via the AFMC portal.

If you have any questions, please contact: CdnElectives@dal.ca.

Please note that visiting elective applicant's are not permitted to contact Departments or Preceptors directly to arrange electives.

Halifax Infirmary (QEII HSC), Halifax NS

Suite 355, Halifax Infirmary
1796 Summer Street, 364K
Halifax NS  B3H 3A7

Dalhouise University students, please contact:
Jennifer Day
Postgraduate Education (CCFP (EM) Residency Program and Undergraduate, Electives, and Off-Service Resident Education Coordinator
Phone: (902) 473-4220
Fax: (902) 473-3617
E-mail: JenniferE.Day@nshealth.ca

IWK Health Centre

5850/5980 University Avenue, P.O. Box 9700
Halifax, NS  B3K 6R8
Phone: (902) 470-8823
Fax: (902) 470-8224

Dalhouise University students, please contact:
Director, Off-Service Residency Program: Dr. Donna McCulloch
Phone: (902) 470-3856
Email: Donna.McCulloch@iwk.nshealth.ca

Undergraduate Site Supervisor: Dr. Chandra Avery
Phone: (902) 470-5037
Email: avery@dal.ca

Academic Coordinator: Mr. Leigh Thibideau
Phone: (902) 470-7842
Email: Leigh.Thibideau@iwk.nshealth.ca

Administrative Assistant: Carolyn Chiasson
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Email: carolyn.chiasson@iwk.nshealth.ca

Dartmouth General Hospital

325 Pleasant Street
Dartmouth, NS  B2Y 4G8

Dalhouise University students, please contact:
Dr. Albert Williams
Phone: (902) 465-8491
E-mail: albertrwilliams@hotmail.com

Cobequid Multi-Service Centre

70 Memory Lane
Sackville, NS

Dalhouise University students, please contact:
Dr. Mike Clory
Phone: (902) 869-6141
E-mail: Michael.Clory@nshealth.ca

Valley Regional Hospital

150 Exhibition Street
Kentville, NS  B0P 1T0

Dalhouise University students, please contact:
Dr. Tom Goddard
Phone: (902) 678-7381
E-mail: tomgoddard@ns.sympatico.ca

Cape Breton Regional Hospital

1482 George Street
Sydney, NS  B1P 1P3

Dalhouise University students, please contact:
Dr. Chris Milburn
Phone: (902) 567-7485
Email: chris.milburn@ns.sympatico.ca

Colchester General Hospital

207 Willow Street
Truro, NS  B2N 5A1

Dalhouise University students, please contact:
Dr. Gary Altenkirk
Phone: (902) 893-5556
E-mail:  garyaltenkirk@gmail.com