Residency Program Information
The ratio of residents to faculty is 1 resident to 2.3
The program includes Community Paediatric rotations in smaller communities in the Southwest region of Ontario, some within commuting distance from London. Residents receive full funding for travel and accommodation for these rotations.
There is an extensive elective opportunity in the program. Residents may undertake provincial, interprovincial and international electives. Graduated senior resident responsibilities starting in
Senior Call blocks for PGY-3 and PGY-4 residents supports continuity of care of patients during call blocks and continuity of clinical learning on subspecialty Paediatrics rotations. Residents have no call/post-call days during Paediatric subspecialty
Teaching sites in the program outside of London are linked by telemedicine video conferencing and online web conferencing to enable residents to participate in the daily Academic teaching rounds and Academic Half Days if the format is suitable for distance conferencing.
Comprehensive CanMEDS-based 3-year teaching rounds curriculum with protected time for residents to attend daily noon hour teaching rounds and weekly academic half-day. A new paediatric simulation program has been integrated into the clinical education competent of the program in partnership with the Michael Gunning Simulation Centre.
The Program Director/Associate Program Director
Extensive resident participation in our Residency Program Committee. A resident representative from each PGY group is a member of our Residency Program Committee, and four RPC subcommittees. We also have 2 elected Administrative Chief Residents and one Education Chief Resident who are members of RPC.