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Our Partners

Opportunities to explore

Our partnerships with various teaching hospitals across the Maritimes ensure you’ll receive a residency experience that exposes you to a broad scope of issues, illnesses and injuries. These hospitals include:

IWK Health Centre, Halifax: This is Nova Scotia’s high-risk referral hospital for women and children. All deliveries in Halifax Regional Municipality are performed here, and the well-baby nurseries and neonatal intensive care unit are housed here as well. The facility has 340 beds, approximately 50 residents, 37,000 emergencies and 5,500 deliveries per year.

QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax: This centre, which is the major adult teaching centre in the Halifax area, consists of the Halifax Infirmary, the Victoria General site, the Abbie Lane and Nova Scotia Rehabilitation sites. These sites offer a total of 1,075 beds.

Moncton Hospital, Moncton: Your rotations at this general hospital will include the Northumberland Family Medicine Residency Program, as well as elective opportunities in:

  • general surgery
  • general medicine
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • anesthesia
  • emergency medicine

If you’re a PGY1 in general surgery, you will spend two months completing a general surgery rotation at this hospital. This is a 414-bed facility with 75,495 emergencies yearly and 1,204 deliveries.

Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John: Many PGY1s are assigned to this hospital for:

  • general surgery
  • general medicine
  • pediatrics
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • psychiatry
  • CCU

This hospital has 596 beds, 48,700 emergency patients yearly and 1,800 deliveries.

Chalmers Regional Hospital, Fredericton: Fredericton is the home of a Family Medicine Teaching Unit, which accepts up to nine PGY1s each year. Each of these busy community-based practices also has a component of in-patient care. All of the PGY1 rotations can be completed in Fredericton or you may choose to complete the emergency medicine rotation in Saint John. The regional hospital has 400 beds, 54,000 emergency patients and 1,700 deliveries yearly.