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Kincardine

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Kincardine is a beautiful shoreline community located in Bruce County, approximately 150 km from London. Kincardine offers many activities in all seasons - cross country skiing to snowmobiling during the winter and a variety of water sports to cycling in the summer with hiking trails year round. There are also many tourist events throughout the year. One of the most popular is the Scottish Pipe Band Parade held every Saturday evening in summer months and after the parade you can watch one of our famous sunsets. Medical Students and Residents are encouraged to come to the area for their rural placement time.

Partnered with one of the Kincardine Physicians, learners will get the opportunity to discover the lifestyle of a rural physician, spending time in both the Medical clinic and ER department as well the chance to explore the area during off hours.

Hospital Information

The South Bruce Grey Health Centre (Kincardine site) is a modern facility providing:

  • 25 acute and ALC beds
  • Active OR with full-time surgeon and visiting surgeons
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Digital mammography unit
  • Bone densitometry
  • Visiting medical specialists
  • Full service lab
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • State of the art Diagnostic Equipment including PACS
  • Specialized Services/Outpatient Clinics

Accommodations

Accommodation in Kincardine is available at in a lovely locum house which is located five minutes from the hospital as well as five minutes from the beach. It is a large four-bedroom home that can easily accommodate four physicians/learners.

Training Opportunities

Opportunities for pre-clerkship, clerkship, electives, and/or residency are offered in Family Medicine.

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