This program is accredited, without certification, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The accepted candidate will receive training over a 2-year period in all aspects related to Maternal-Fetal Medicine. After completion of the program, a certificate will be issued by Western University recognizing that the candidate has completed training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Research opportunities are numerous and involve both basic science and clinical research projects with members of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division. Faculty members conduct strong research programs which are recognized at national and international levels.
Our tertiary care perinatal program has a referral-based population consisting of approximately 1.5 million people from Southwestern Ontario with approximately 6,000 deliveries per year in London. This provides ample clinical material for trainees. A comprehensive, unique, perinatal database, which has been collected over the past 20 years is available to be used for Continuous Quality Assurance, audit and clinical epidemiological studies.
Over the 2-year period, the training consists of
Training rotations and elective time available demonstrate the flexibility of the program and are designed to help the candidate to meet long-term academic objectives while meeeting the requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Candidates must have completed the General Obstetrics and Gynaecology Certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent prior to starting the subspecialty training program, if they wish their training to be accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Salary at the PGY 6-7 levels is provided by the Ministry of Health of Ontario for Canadian trainees who have completed successfully a Canadian residency training program in General Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Full application must include the following:
The deadline for applications is June 30th of the year the candidate wishes to commence training
Requests for application to the program may be directed to:
Dr. Laudelino Lopes
Program Director in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
London Health Sciences Centre
London, Ontario, Canada, N6H 5W9