CaRMS - Medical Oncology Program

Looking for more information on our program? Register for our Zoom information sessions below.

Overview

The Medical Oncology Program is a diverse two-year program that offers an array of exceptional training in all core competencies outlined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The London Regional Cancer Program, located at the Victoria Campus of the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is home to the Department of Oncology. Here, residents will receive all of their clinic and academic training. Within this comprehensive program, residents are trained to work with diverse patient populations, and in diverse practice settings, with access to many additional clinical, academic, and research training opportunities throughout the duration of their Medical Oncology education. 

Check out our People page, and get to know our current residents, and why they chose Western.

Academics

Within the program, residents can expect to have one day per week dedicated to academic seminars, referred to as Academic Half Day. Theses academic blocks allow for every clinic rotation to have its own study day. Western also offers fellowship training programs available to residents who are interested in focusing their clinical practice. 

Research  


The division of Medical Oncology has a very strong translational research program, allowing for immense collaboration between clinicians and basic scientists. The Division has developed a Research Scholar Program, which maximizes research time, and provides residents with access to dedicated research staff who they are able to work with collaboratively for clinical research.

Financial Support for research

Medical Oncology residents are financially fully supported when presenting their projects at national and international conferences. Within the Research Scholar Program, there is a robust curriculum that focuses teaching sessions around research methodology, critical appraisals and Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Improvement (QI).

Training 

Towards the end of the first year of training, residents will participate in the weekly Resident Longitudinal clinic. This clinic has its own primary nurse assigned to work with the residents, as they learn to attend to patients in this clinic. Residents will continue to participate in this clinic until the completion of their oncology training. This allows residents to manage patients through the full course of their treatment, and augments their clinical skills, confidence, and consultant level abilities in order to be prepared for independent practice.

Upcoming Zoom Sessions - 2022 Dates 

Wednesday August 24th at 12:15pm EST
Session #1 –Chat with Schulich's Medical Oncology Residents

Have your questions answered regarding a range of topics from research, evalutations, academics, to the City of London, culture, and everything in between. Feel free to ask any questions as residents are very much open to ensuring you have the information you need to make an informed choice about your residency.

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Wednesday August 31st at 12:15pm EST
Session #2 – Chat with Schulich's Medical Oncology Program Director, Research Director, & Residents

We welcome you to meet with key staff members in Schulich's Medical Oncology Program. Dr. Paul Stewart and Ms. Priscilla De Luca are excited to meet you, and answer any questions you have.

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Contact Us

For more information on the Medical Oncology program contact us at MedOnc.ChiefResident@lhsc.on.ca.