Enhanced Skills Programs

Dr Kyle Carter, Enhanced Skills Program Director

The applications for 2023-2024 closed on September 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time. It will reopen for 2024-2025 in August 2023.


Category 1 Programs include:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Palliative Care
  • Sport & Exercise Medicine

Category 2 Programs include:

  • Academic Family Medicine
  • Child Health
  • Chronic Diseases Management
  • Enhanced Skills - Individualized Program
  • Hospitalist
  • Obstetrics & Women's Health
  • Family Medicine Oncology
  • Primary Care Rheumatology

There are 22 Enhanced Skills positions available that are split between the positions offered to those applicants that are certificate-eligible by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

To be eligible, you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident enrolled in postgraduate year 2 (PGY-2) in a Canadian Family Medicine residency program accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited program in the United States, you must join the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) as a resident member and provide evidence that you are registered in an accredited program.

We do not have a training program for Internationally Sponsored Trainees.

Enhanced Skills Programs

Emergency Medicine

Contact

Dr. Munsif Bhimani 
e.: munsif.bhimani@lhsc.on.ca
w.: www.emlondon.ca

Susan Pierson 
e.: Susan.Pierson@lhsc.on.ca
w.: www.emlondon.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: 8
Term: 1 year
Deadline: See CaRMS website for timeline

Websites

www.emlondon.cawww.carms.ca

Academic Family Medicine

For more information please see the Objectives & Description

Contact

Dr. Christina Cookson
e.: ccookso@uwo.ca

Liz McInnis 
t.: 519.661.2111, Ext. 80119
e.: liz.mcinnis@schulich.uwo.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Website: Master of Clinical Science Program

Care of the Elderly

For more information please see the Objectives & Description

Contact

Dr. Corinne Coulter
Parkwood Institute 500 Wellington Road
London ON N6C 0A7
e.:ccoulte2@uwo.ca

Enhanced Skills Program Coordinator
e.: fmpgc@schulich.uwo.ca 


Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Child Health Program

For more information please see the Objectives & Description

Contact

Dr. Loretta Seevaratnam 
lseevaratnam@gmail.com

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 blocks

Chronic Disease Management Program

For more information please see the Objectives & Description

Contact

Dr. Stewart Harris 
sharris1@uwo.ca

Dr. Sonja Reichert 
sreiche2@uwo.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Enhanced Skills- Individualized Program

Contact

Dr. Kyle Carter
Enhanced Skills Program Director

Enhanced Skills Program Coordinator
e.: fmpgc@schulich.uwo.ca 


Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 blocks – 1 year

Note:

  • Prior to applying please check with Dr. Carter to see if your proposed individualized program is acceptable
  • An individualized program with a focus similar to a current enhanced skills programs is not acceptable

Hospitalist Program

For more information please see Objectives & Description

Contact

Dr. Danielle Soulliere 
Danielle.Soulliere@wrh.on.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 blocks

Obstetrics & Women`s Health Program

For more information please see the Objectives and Description

Contact

Dr. Paige Hacking 
paige.hacking@gmail.com

Dr. Andrea Alarie 

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 blocks

Family Medicine Oncology

For more information please see the Objectives and Description

Contact

Dr. John Lenehan
john.lenehan@lhsc.on.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Palliative Care Program

For more information please see the Objectives & Description

Contact

Dr. Anita Singh 
anita.singh@lhsc.on.ca

Dr. Sheri Bergeron

Jenn Verhoeven 
Jenn.Verhoeven@sjhc.london.on.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Primary Care Rheumatology Program

For more information please see the Objectives & Descriptions

Contact

Dr. Gina Rohekar
gina.rohekar@sjhc.london.on.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: 1
Term: 1 year

Sport & Exercise Medicine

For more information please see the Objectives and Description

Contact

Dr. Graham Briscoe
Fowler-Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic
3M Centre, University of Western Ontario
London ON N6A 3K7

Lisa Beck
t.: 519.661.2111 Ext.88937
e.: lbeck8@uwo.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Website

www.fowlerkennedy.com

Resources:

Category 1 Programs Category 2 Programs

▪ Emergency Medicine
▪ Care of the Elderly
▪ Palliative Care
▪ Sport & Exercise Medicine

▪ Academic Family Medicine
▪ Child Health
▪ Chronic Disease Management
▪ Enhanced Skills - Individualized Program
▪ Hospitalist
▪ Obstetrics & Women's Health
▪ Family Medicine Oncology
▪ Primary Care Rheumatology

Application Timeline (for 2023/2024):

  • Application opens: August 2, 2022
  • Application closes: September 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Interviews: 
    • Category 1 Programs Interview Date: November 17 & 18, 2022
    • Category 2 Interview Period: September 15, 2022 to December 1, 2022
  • Category 1 CaRMS Match Date: December 14, 2022
  • Category 2 Match Date: September 15, 2022 to December 1, 2022 (rolling process)
  • Start Date: July 1, 2023
  • End Date: June 30, 2024

Application Process:

  • Please note, you can only match to a single Category 1 program through CaRMS. Should you match to a Category 1 program through CaRMS, this is a binding contract and you will need to relinquish or decline any subsequent Category 2 offers you receive. Should you receive and accept a Category 2 offer PRIOR to the CaRMS rank order list deadline, you will need to withdraw from the CaRMS match. Between the rank order list deadline and match day, you cannot accept any Category 2 offers. Any circumvention of this policy will result in a match violation and may result in disciplinary actions.
  • All positions are subject to the availability of funding. We are not currently accepting internationally sponsored residents.
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible because the reference letter requests are generated electronically and the system will only email them once the application has been submitted. Out of respect to your referees, please submit your application at least 3 weeks before the deadline. You can only submit one application per program that you are applying to. 
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Questions:

Have questions or require further information about our PGY3 programs, please contact us:

Dr. Kyle Carter
Enhanced Skills Program Director

Laura Sparrow
Enhanced Skills Program Coordinator
fmpgc@schulich.uwo.ca