Gain extensive experience in methods of maternal and fetal assessment and the identification and management of high-risk obstetric patients in this two-year fellowship. Enhance your skills through increasing responsibility in the care and treatment of obstetric patients at two locations: HSC/Women’s Hospital and St. Boniface General Hospital.
Rotate through prenatal genetics, neonatology, pediatric surgery, pediatric cardiology, pediatric subspecialists and social work.
Gain exposure to advanced invasive procedures including cordocentesis, fetal transfusion, shunt placement and amnioreduction.
Extensive hands-on training
Provide prenatal diagnosis services and fetal surveillance for 5,400 patients.
Explore active involvement in intrapartum and postpartum consultations and the direct maternal care of high-risk patient clinics attended by MFM sub-specialists.
Experience the opportunity to make presentations in rounds.
The training for Maternal Fetal Medicine is consistent with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada's Subspeciality Training Requirements in Maternal Fetal Medicine. The program requires 24 four-week periods of approved residency:
- Maternal Fetal Medicine 1 and Maternal Fetal Medicine 2 - PGY6 (6 periods)
- Medical Genetics - PGY6 (1 period)
- Obstetrical Anesthesia - PGY6 (1 period)
- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - PGY6 (1 period)
- Maternal Fetal Medicine 3 and Maternal Medicine 4 - PGY7 (6 periods)
- Research - 1 in PGY6 and 5 in PGY7 (6 periods)
- Elective Rotations - 2 in PGY6 and 1 in PGY7 (3 periods)
Admission and application requirements
Application deadline: April 30, 2022
To apply for the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship, you must:
- Complete training in obstetrics and gynecology at a Canadian university or equivalent
- Successfully complete the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialty examination in obstetrics and gynecology
- Complete the Medical Council of Canada evaluating exam (international applicants only)
Consideration will also be given to applicants who have been assessed by the Royal College to be eligible to write this examination.
Questions about the program? Please contact Dr. Jennifer Hunt, Program director.
How to apply
Applications must include the following:
- Letter of Intent
- Three reference letters
Applications from individuals sponsored by agencies will be considered, if approved by the Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba. Applicants must apply with their home sponsoring agency who will direct the applications to the Post Graduate Medical Education office.
Please direct your completed fellowship program applications and inquiries to:
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