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    Department

    • Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

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    CaRMS match

    • PSM (Pediatric Subspecialty Match)

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    Accreditation

    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

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    Expected duration

    • 3 years

The specific scope of the fellowship will be highly dependent on your unique interests and intent.

You should already have a strong knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of common conditions in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. As well, a solid approach to the evaluation of new clinical questions and a good understanding of the laboratory and diagnostic methods is necessary.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology encompasses a wide variety of diagnoses, and the management of these patients is becoming increasingly specialized. Specialists treat children with both non-malignant and malignant hematologic disorders and solid tumours, and treatment now includes advanced modalities such as stem cell therapy, immunotherapy and targeted inhibitors of cellular pathways.

In-patient and out-patient opportunities

Participate in in-patient ward rounds, consultative activities within Children’s Hospital and out-patient clinics at CancerCare Manitoba.

Explore laboratory rotations

Experience laboratory based rotations to advance your understanding and knowledge of diagnostic modalities, as well as take responsibility with a senior supervisory role.

Individualized training

Explore the various subspecialisations of this complex field. Each program is tailored to your specific interests within the fields of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

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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.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: Applications are accepted year-round with flexible start dates.

To be considered for admission to the Advanced Training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, you must have a minimum of:

  • An undergraduate degree in medicine
  • Fluency in English
  • Have completed at least two years of a recognized training program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

These are minimum requirements to be considered for entry into the Advanced Training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

How to apply

Your application must include:

  1. A personal letter expressing your desire for advanced training and specifying your area of interest.
  2. A comprehensive CV.
  3. At least three letters of reference, including one from your program director in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
  4. If your training includes a research component, provide a brief description of your proposed project and a letter of support from your proposed supervisor.

All applications will be reviewed by the Residency Program Committee in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Suitable candidates will be invited for an in-person interview before final decisions are made.

Please send all applications to:

Pediatric Subspecialty Coordinator
AE 405-840 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1S1
Canada

Phone: 204-787-1676
Fax: 204-787-1938
Email: PGME_PedsSubspecialty@exchange.hsc.mb.ca

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