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Subspecialty Residency Training

Excellent program in beautiful, vibrant Halifax

The Division of Infectious Diseases offers an intensive Subspecialty Residency Training Program, accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Our program emphasizes clinical and research expertise in its two-year curriculum.

Realize your professional and personal goals

Throughout the program, residents are supported by experienced, expert and enthusiastic division members to realize their professional goals. You will graduate with highly developed clinical skills and refined ability to use the clinical laboratory and critically evaluate the scientific literature. Graduating residents are well positioned to launch successful careers in adult infectious diseases.

Medical microbiology option

Graduates wishing to pursue medical microbiology may consider a third year of training leading to certification in both medical microbiology and infectious diseases. The medical microbiology training program is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.

Clinical and basic research expertise

The Infectious Disease Subspecialty Residency Training Program is well structured and closely integrated with both the medical microbiology and pediatric infectious diseases disciplines. Residents participate in extensive clinical training and laboratory experience, and have the opportunity to work with accomplished clinical scholars on leading infectious diseases research. Involvement of our faculty in clinical, teaching and research programs in Uganda also makes international electives possible.