Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Emergency Medicine (Residency Program)

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Program Information

School:Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Faculty:Medicine
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medicine (MD)
Description:Clinical experience is gained at the London Health Sciences Centre which includes the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario. The London Health Sciences Centre also operates as a regional Trauma Referral Centre, as well as the local Poison Information Centre. It is also the Base Hospital for the Prehospital Care program. London has both Basic and Advanced Life paramedics in the field that are under on-line and off-line medical control. The expertise attendant with these functions provides a sound base for learning the various domains of Emergency Medicine.

Electronic resources: residents are given the access code to the hospital system's computer database to access patient records on line as well as for internet access at any workstation throughout the hospital system. Additionally, residents are given free dial-up internet connection through the University's servers. There is a designated resident desktop computer at one of the sites of London Health Sciences Centre for use for various applications. There is also access to a laptop and a LCD monitor for presentations.
URL:Emergency Medicine (Residency Program) at Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
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.

    Residents must have a relevant degree or equivalent.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Work Experience
    Applicants must have proven interest in emergency medicine as demonstrated by enthusiasm in the interview, previous elective experience in emergency medicine, letters of reference from emergency physicians familiar with the candidate

    * 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 August 06, 2009