Family Medicine

Postgraduate

Welcome to Family Medicine at Memorial!


 

The postgraduate program in Family Medicine at Memorial University has been approved and accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. It provides eligibility for residents to sit the certification exam in Family Medicine.

Our comprehensive two year program has been developed to train physicians for urban, rural and remote practice, using the unique medical and geographic characteristics of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, and Nunavut.

Orientation 2020-Schedule (Mandatory)

*Orientation Dates Subject to Change
  • Monday, June 15, 2020 – Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Group 1
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Group 2
  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020 – Family Medicine Residency Program Orientation
  • Monday, June 22, 2020 – Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 – Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 – PGME Orientation and Eastern Health Hospital Orientation
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 – PGME Orientation and Eastern Health Hospital Orientation
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 – PGME Orientation and Eastern Health Hospital Orientation
  • Saturday, June 27, 2020 – Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)
  • Sunday, June 28, 2020 – Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 – Shadowing
 
*BCLS is mandatory in order to do ACLS


Goal of Residency Training

"To develop professional competence to the level of a physician ready to begin practice in the specialty of Family Medicine."
Alignment Sub-Committee of the Triple C Compentency-based Curriculum Task Force, November 2011

Residents in our program are members of the Professional Association of Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (PARNL).