Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Psychiatry (Residency Program)

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Program Information

School:Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medicine (MD)
Description:The educational needs of trainees are pre-eminent at UWO. The training program has been developed to provide residents with as much flexibility as possible while still meeting the Royal College requirements. The program comprises five years of postgraduate training.

Our residents carry an average load of four patients during their inpatient rotations. The load during outpatient rotations varies between six to twelve patients per week.
Length:5 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


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

    Candidates must have an academic record which demonstrates proficiency in psychiatry and related subjects, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a relevant degree or equivalent.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    Three reference letters, including one from a psychiatrist attesting to the suitability of the candidate for psychiatry are required. Candidates who complete at least one elective rotation in psychiatry are viewed favourably; electives completed at UWO are given greatest weight.

    * 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