Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Medical Genetics (Residency Training)

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Program Information

School:Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Genetics, General
Description:The first two years of the program involve training in pediatrics, internal medicine, and obstetrics, with on-going communication with the Medical Genetics program director, and attendance at monthly clinical genetic reviews, weekly genetics seminars, and monthly seminars specifically for the resident.
URL:Medical Genetics (Residency Training) at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Length:5 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To be eligible to participate in the Canadian Resident Matching Service you must be either a medical student or graduate having obtained or obtaining a medical degree by July 1 from a Liaison Committee on Medical Education / Committee on Accreditation on Canadian Medical Schools (LCME/CACMS) accredited school, a school of osteopathic medicine or an international medical school.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      All selection to the program is through the Canadian Resident Matching Service. Preferred candidates will have a B. Sc. or graduate degree with a heavy emphasis on genetics. Additional work experience or elective in a related field is desirable. However, all applicants with a genuine interest in medical genetics will be considered. In addition to academic standing, the candidate should have good communication skills which are confirmed in his/her references.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on June 18, 2009