Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Adult Neurology (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:Neurology
Description:The Neurology Residency Program has trained over 25 neurologists since its inception in 1981. The Program provides neurologists-in-training with comprehensive supervised clinical and research experience. The academic program comprises a weekly academic half-day and daily educational rounds and includes regular seminars on ethics, communication skills and evidence-based medicine. There are regular formal written and oral evaluations. The Program Director and Committee manage all aspects of the program, with the help of a program administrator. All members of the Division of Neurology participate in teaching residents.

The neurology program also provides training to residents from other programs, including internal medicine, psychiatry, pediatric neurology, physiatry, neurosurgery, medical genetics and emergency medicine.
URL:Adult Neurology (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 applicants must be eligible for placement on the Educational Register of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. The applicant must apply for entry to a five-year neurology program. Preference is given to applicants with: A strong academic record; a high level of motivation; an interest in an academic training environment and research (basic or clinical) -- however, prior experience in research is not necessary; and excellent interpersonal skills.

      * 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