St Paul’s is the UBC home to the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program. This one year program is a continuation of the CCFP Residency Program and is designed to meet the needs of the physician who wishes to acquire extra skills in Emergency Medicine. Graduates of the Program are anticipated to act as leaders in Emergency medicine with a major commitment to emergency care and teaching, regardless of where they practice. The program, though very clinically based, has a strong academic component.
Each year up to 6 residents are admitted to the program.
The program consists of the following rotations:
– Adult Emergency Medicine (including EMS)- 21 weeks
– Adult Anaesthesia- 2 weeks
– Trauma- 4 weeks
– Orthopaedics- 4 weeks
– Plastic Surgery- 4 weeks
– CCU- 3 weeks
– Paediatric Emergency- 6 weeks
– Paediatric Anaesthesia- 2 weeks
– Adult ICU- 6 weeks
Residents have further academic committments as follows:
– Weekly half day rounds and presentations
– Monthly journal club
– Emergency Medicine research project (optional)
– Support for case study publication
– Monthly literature review
– Annual conference
The Contact for information at St Paul’s is:
St. Paul’s Hospital
1081 Burrard St.
Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1X6