This program will help you develop skills in cancer management and prepare you for future practice in a wide variety of cancer treatment settings. Your training includes experiences in outpatient medical and radiation oncology, a family physician-led oncology continuity clinic, in-patient palliative care, outpatient pain and symptom management clinics, and rural oncology and palliative care.
Your learning experiences may be customized with other experiences such as surgical oncology, psychosocial support services, in-patient leukemia/stem cell transplant services, and oncology research. This program takes between six and twelve months to complete.
The program can be anywhere from six to 12 months in length, depending on the needs of the trainee.
Core rotations include outpatient clinics staffed by medical oncologists and FPOs delivering systemic cancer therapy, as well as clinics in radiation oncology and symptom management. Trainees will also gain experience on a palliative care unit, and work in a family physician-run continuity oncology clinic.
Other possible rotations include surgical and psychosocial oncology, in-patient leukemia/stem cell transplant service, rural family practice oncology, and research.
All applicants must meet the following requirements:
You will require the following:
Your application is considered complete when you have successfully submitted the documents outlined above. No additional application forms are required.
Your documents can be provided to the program coordinator by mail, fax or email (contact information in the column to the right.).
The deadline for submission is November 1 of each year.
You can expect a response to your application by the second week of November. Successful applicants will begin the program July 1 of the following year.
Upon successful completion of the Cancer Care Enhanced Skills program you will receive a diploma from the University of Manitoba’s College of Medicine.
To learn more about the program, contact the program lead:
Dr. Jeff Sisler
Family Medical Centre, St. Boniface Hospital
5th Floor–400 Taché Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R2H 3C3
To apply or to ask questions about the process, please contact the ESP CancerCare Assistant:
ESP CancerCare Assistant
Tel: 204-237-2883 | Fax: 204-233-3053