Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Community Medicine (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:Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Description:The University of Calgary program is designed to prepare graduates for leadership in population health, through strong academic preparation combined with early and continuing placements in community-based agency settings. Residents work with urban, rural, First Nations and international populations and are encouraged to tailor their program to prepare for their intended career emphasis. Most residents can satisfy the requirements for a course-based (non-thesis) Master of Community Medicine degree during their academic terms, if they choose.
URL:Community Medicine (Residency Training) at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Length:2 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. Residents are selected on the basis of their academic record, letters of reference and personal interviews. Candidates must demonstrate good oral and written communication skills, sufficient academic ability to successfully complete graduate level courses including courses in epidemiology and biostatistics, and an interest and understanding of the field of Community Medicine.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Residents are selected on the basis of their academic record, letters of reference, and personal interviews. Candidates must demonstrate good oral and written communication skills, sufficient academic ability to successfully complete graduate level courses including courses in epidemiology and biostatistics, and an interest and understanding of the field of Community Medicine.

      * 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