PROGRAM PROFILE

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McMaster University - Psychiatry - Waterloo

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. JoAnn Corey

CONTACT

Program Adminstrator

Ashley Clark

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HIGHLIGHTS

The McMaster Psychiatry Postgraduate Program at the Waterloo Regional Campus is to promote the achievement of the Royal College CanMEDS competencies such that graduates will be well-trained to work as psychiatrists in community hospitals and outpatient settings, to provide care for marginalized and vulnerable populations.


Unique highlights of the program include:


  • Training in a variety of hospital, community and rural settings.

  • Training that supports the development of the knowledge, skills and experiences required to function independently as a competent psychiatrist in a community based setting

  • Outstanding clinical learning opportunities in a variety of settings

  • Robust psychotherapy training

  • A cohesive resident group

  • A unique system for academic learning in the One Room Schoolhouse which has been very well received by the resident body

  • Responsiveness to resident ideas and initiatives

  • Individualized training experiences with flexibility by the program

  • Strong support for scholarship in research, education and academic realms

  • Dedicated, enthusiastic faculty


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GENERAL INFORMATION

Program application language: English


FAQ

How many positions are available in each campus this year?

  • In Hamilton, there are 7 positions for Canadian Medical Graduates. One of these will be for the Clinician Investigator Program direct entry. There is also 1 position for an International Medical Graduate.

  • In Waterloo, there are 2 positions for Canadian Medical Graduates.



Are separate applications required for the Hamilton & Waterloo Campuses?

Yes. Candidates must submit separate applications for each of the Hamilton and Waterloo Campuses. Interviews are offered separately for each campus.



Is a separate application required for the Clinician Investigator Program spot in Hamilton?

Yes. If you wish to be considered for the Hamilton Campus even if not offered the CIP position, a separate application to the Hamilton Campus (non-CIP) program.



Can I apply to the Clinician Investigator Program at a later time in my residency?

Yes. Residents can apply at any time to the Clinician Investigator Program.



Do I need to have completed an elective at McMaster to be considered for McMaster?

No. An elective at McMaster is not required.