Care of the Elderly

Category 1 Enhanced Skills Program

DALHOUSIE FM‑PGY3 IN CARE OF THE ELDERLY TRAINING

One (1) Category-1 Training Position

  • Care of the Elderly (COE)
  • one (1) position
  • 12 consecutive months - Certificates of Added Competence (CAC) approved
  • full-time

Clinical Learning Experiences:

Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the home base training site for Dalhousie’s FM-PGY3 in COE program. This program consists of the following clinical learning experiences, including the requirement of a completed resident project:

  • Geriatrics: day hospital
  • Geriatrics: memory clinic
  • Geriatrics: consults
  • Geriatrics: ambulatory unit
  • Psychiatry: senior’s mental health
  • Palliative care
  • Community geriatrics
  • Longitudinal family medicine clinical half day back
  • Longitudinal long term care clinical half day back
  • Selective
  • Electives

Eligibility:

  • Residents currently enrolled in an accredited Family Medicine Residency Training Program in Canada, or
  • Family medicine physicians in practice (CCFP certified or eligible to sit the CCFP examination).

All applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest in applying with the program director, Dr. Valerie Lewis (vlewis@dal.ca), prior to submitting an application.

Application due date: TBA

Application Requirements:
All applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest in applying with the program director, Dr. Valerie Lewis (vlewis@dal.ca), prior to submitting an application.

Requests for application forms should be directed to allister.barton@dal.ca