University of Alberta - Dermatology - Edmonton
- Our program is fully accredited.
- We have bright, new facilities.
- We have several multidisciplinary clinics and many specialized clinics.
- Our new program director is full of energy and ideas.
- We have an extensive, well-developed support system for residents with an annual celebration of their achievements.
- Edmonton is a large but safe city with affordable housing, limited traffic and an efficient LRT system.
- The city is sports-oriented, with many arenas, an extensive trail system and an excellent riverfront pedestrian park system. And it’s not far to the Rocky Mountains.
- There is a vibrant multicultural scene in the summer, with many festivals.
- Alberta is a vast province with many natural attractions, from mountain ranges to beautiful lakes to dinosaur parks.
Will I be able to do electives?
Yes, our program has electives in all five years. Once Covid-19 abates, electives will be possible throughout the world. Most of our residents have done electives at prestigious U.S. universities.
Will I be able to do research?
Yes, all faculty members are involved in research, from bench type with Dr. Elliott and Dr. Gniadecki, to QI research with Dr. Dytoc to clinical trials with Dr. Fiorillo. All faculty members do clinical research.
I want to subspecialize after completing my training. What is the success rate of your residents in obtaining a subspecialty position?
It is 100 per cent. Our graduates have obtained subspecialty training positions in Mohs surgery, lasers, cosmetic dermatology and pediatric dermatology in the most prestigious universities in the world, including Harvard, St. John’s Institute of Dermatology in London, and centres in San Francisco, New York, San Diego and Boston.