Enhanced Skills Programs

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We are not longer accepting applications for 2021-2022. The application will reopen in August 2021.

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. 

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

Dennis Sue
t: 519.661.2111, Ext. 84089
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 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

Dennis Sue
t: 519.661.2111, Ext. 84089
e.: 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. Danielle Soulliere 
Danielle.Soulliere@wrh.on.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 months

Obstetrics & Women`s Health Program

For more information please see the Objectives and Description

Contact

Dr. Paige Hacking 
paige.hacking@gmail.com

Dr. Andrew Stewart 
dr.stewart@me.com  

Dr. Neerja Sharma 
nsharma@ckha.on.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 6 – 12 months

Family Medicine Oncology

For more information please see the Objectives and Description

Contact

Dr. Ted Vandenberg
ted.vandenberg@lhsc.on.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. Patricia Valcke
pvalcke@thehospice.ca

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

Danielle Whiting
t.: 519.661.2111 Ext.88937
e.: dwhiting@uwo.ca

Positions/Term

Positions: varies
Term: 1 year

Website

www.fowlerkennedy.com

Resources:

Application Timeline (for 2021/2022):

  • Application opens: August 4, 2020
  • Application closes: September 16, 2020
  • Interviews: 
    • Category 1 Programs Interview Date: October 30, 2020
    • Category 2 Interview Period: September 17, 2020 - December 15, 2020
  • Category 1 CaRMS Match Date: December 16, 2020
  • Category 2 Match Date: December 17, 2020
  • Start Date: July 1, 2020
  • End Date: June 30, 2021

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. 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