Enhanced Skills Programs

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There are 23 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. 

Enhanced Skills Programs

Emergency Medicine

Contact

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

Susan Pierson
Program Assistant
e.: Susan.Pierson@lhsc.on.ca
w.: www.emerglondon.ca

Positions/Term

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

Websites

www.emerglondon.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. Scott McKay
Byron Family Medical Centre 1228 Commissioners Rd. W.
London ON N6K 1C7
t.: 519.472.9670
f.: 519.657.1766
e.:smckay28@uwo.ca

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 month

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. Daniel Grushka
Enhanced Skills Program Director
Family Medicine
1st Floor, Western Centre for Public Health & Family Medicine
Western University, London ON N6A 5C1

fmpgc@schulich.uwo.ca 

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 – 12 months

Note:

  • Prior to applying please check with Dr. Grushka (dgrushk@uwo.ca) 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. Sheri Bergeron
sberger4@uwo.ca

Dr. Wassim Saad
wsaad25@hotmail.com

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 months

Obstetrics & Women`s Health Program

For more information please see the Objectives and Description

Contact

 

Dr. Miranda Sheppard
msheppa5@uwo.ca 

Dr. Andrew Stewart
dr.stewart@me.com

 

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 – 12 months

Family Medicine Oncology

For more information please see the Objectives and Description

Contact

Dr. Daniel Grushka
dgrushk@uwo.ca

Dr. Ted Vandenberg
ted.vandenberg@lhsc.on.ca

Dr. Sheri Bergeron
sberger4@uwo.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 12 months

Palliative Care Program

For more information please see the Objectives & Description

Contact

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

Dr. Sheri Bergeron
sberger4@uwo.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. Lisa Fischer
Fowler-Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic
3M Centre, University of Western Ontario
London ON N6A 3K7

Kristen Elston
t.: 519.661.2111 Ext.88937
e.: kelston@uwo.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Website

www.fowlerkennedy.com

 

Resources:

Application Timeline (except for Emergency Medicine):

  • Applications open: Monday August 20, 2018
  • Applications close : Friday October 5, 2018
  • Offers of Acceptance: Thursday December 6, 2018
  • CCFP-EM CaRMS offer: Thursday December 13, 2018
  • Resident response to ES offer: Friday December 14, 2018
  • Start Date: July 1, 2019
  • End Date: June 30, 2020

Application Process:

Applications are closed for the 2019/20 year.

  • 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. Daniel Grushka [Bio of Dr. Daniel Grushka] Enhanced Skills Program Director
dgrushk@uwo.ca

Mr. Dennis Sue Postgraduate Program Coordinator 
Dennis.Sue@schulich.uwo.ca