Increase your understanding of geriatric patient needs and care and experience situational patient care in a variety of settings with this flexible family medicine program. Develop understanding in key aspects of elderly care including out-patient centre care, psychiatric care and geriatric rehabilitation.
Choose your focus
Elective experiences are available in sub-specialty clinics, health policy and research. Horizontal experiences in personal care home medicine and continuity clinics in family medicine are also available to interested candidates.
The curriculum is flexible and consists of either a six or 13 block schedule of rotations depending on the needs of the resident.
Rotations include core experiences in geriatric psychiatry, in-patient geriatrics, geriatric day hospital, behavioural unit and community-based geriatrics.
- Geriatric psychiatry (2 blocks)
- Out-patient consults/day hospital (2 blocks)
- Geriatric rehabilitation unit (2 blocks)
- Inner city/community (1 block)
- Long-term care/dementia units/PRIME clinic/administration (1 block)
- Rural geriatrics (Option of one block if resident has rural interest in lieu of some of elective time, 0.5 blocks)
- Elective (Can include one block research depending on resident’s interest, 2 blocks)
- Junior attending (1.5 blocks)
- Vacation (1 block)
Complete residency details, including program curriculum, application requirements and selection criteria can be found on the Canadian Resident Matching Service website.
How to apply for residencies
To be considered for admission to any residency at the University of Manitoba, you must apply through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS).
CaRMS is a national, independent, not-for-profit, fee-for-service organization that provides a fair, objective and transparent application and matching service for medical training throughout Canada.
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