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.
Explore the various subspecialisations of this complex field. Each program is tailored to your specific interests within the fields of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
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: [date]
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:
- A personal letter, describing the desire to pursue advanced training as well as your specific area of interest
- A full CV
- At least three letters of reference, including one from your program director in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
If your training will include a research component, then you must also submit a brief description of your proposed project and a letter of support from your proposed supervisor
Applications are accepted throughout the year with flexible start dates. All applications will be reviewed by the Residency Program Committee in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Suitable candidates will be invited for an in-person interview prior to final decision.
Please send all applications to:
Pediatric Subspecialty Coordinator
AE 405-840 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1S1 Canada
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