Subspecialty Residency Training

Outstanding training for practitioners and clinical teachers

As a resident, you’ll receive state-of-the-art training in gastroenterology, with emphasis on achieving the specific CanMEDS core competencies, and on attaining high-level skills in clinical care, teaching and research. Resident training takes place primarily at the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Dalhousie's gastroenterology subspecialty training program is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The program offers PGY4 and PGY5 years in gastroenterology, following completion of at least three years of internal medicine training in a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada-approved program.

With an acceptance rate of two residents per year, our cutting-edge training program particularly supports those considering a career as a clinical teacher.

Endoscopy training

Your endoscopy training will employ “scope guide” to provide accurate 3D reconstruction of the position and configuration of the endoscopy within the colon. The endoscopists who provide the training are highly experienced facilitators at regional, national and international “SEE Program” for teaching endoscopy.

How to apply

To qualify, you must be in your final year or have successfully completed an internal medicine residency program approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Canadian applicants may apply through the PGY4 Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS).

International applicants may apply by contacting the Visa/IMG Program Administrator, Mr. Charles Hsuen, at