SWOMEN Communities: CHATHAM
- Community Information
- Hospital Information
- Training Opportunities
- Contact Information
As a community training site with campuses in Chatham and Wallaceburg, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) participates in SWOMEN, providing educational opportunities for Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry's students and residents.
Nestled between Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, and Lake Huron, Chatham-Kent offers fulfilling training opportunities and an incredible standard of living. Featuring a unique mix of urban and rural settings, Chatham-Kent offers all the amenities you're looking for. This county is a haven for outdoor activities - offering hiking, camping, boating, bird watching, swimming, skating, and hunting.
The city of Chatham, with a population of 47,000 is the largest urban centre in the county. Centrally located within the municipality, you will find all major amenities including the largest hospital campus here. Other communities in the area ready to welcome you include Blenheim, Ridgetown, Tilbury, and Wallaceburg.
- 300 inpatient beds in a catchment area of more than 110,000 people
- Multiple outpatient and ambulatory care clinics
- State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and patient care, including Operating Suites, Rehab and Continuing Care, Diagnostic Imaging, ER, and ICU/PCU
- 1,350 staff, 125 physicians, and 550 volunteers
SWOMEN provides reimbursement for travel expenses and fully funded designated accommodation in the community. In Chatham, accommodation is offered in a furnished house near the hospital.
Opportunities for pre-clerkship, clerkship, electives, and/or residency are offered in the following specialties:
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine*
- General Surgery
- Internal Medicine
*contact the Department of Family Medicine for core and elective training opportunities in the SWOMEN region
Rural Regional Placement Coordinator
t.: 519.858.5152 x. 86225 or 1.877.237.9676
t.: 519.858.5152 x. 22146 or 1.877.237.9676