University of Ottawa - Anatomical Pathology - Ottawa
The program is run by a dedicated Program Director and Department Chair who are interested in maintaining excellence in resident education. An outstanding and dedicated teaching staff some of who are nationally or internationally recognized. On Academic Days the residents are provided with light lunch during different types of educational sessions given by staff. The program has also instituted a Pathology Retreat for residents, which is done once a year at location outside the hospital to discuss resident well beings and include leadership, communication and collaboration development activities. To promote resident well-being and professionalism, the program has developed and implemented a guideline for Professionalism. Various other social activities are organized throughout the year. We have a full day Orientation Day for PGY1 and in-coming PGY2 and other residents to provide, among others, opportunity to know the program and its structure and to meet the members of the RPC over lunch.
The program offers travel fund to all residents with every year to go to specialty meetings, conferences and courses with the approval of the Program Director. They also receive a stipend for activities related to wellness.
The program rolled out the Competency by Design on July 1st, 2019. More information can be found on our website.
When are the invitations for an interview sent out? Will an email be sent out to the candidates that were not offered an interview?
All applications are reviewed by the Resident Recruitment Committee. Once the selections for interview have been made, invites for the interviews will be sent out via email. Only the applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. The program takes the selection process very seriously and will do their best to communicate the outcomes in a timely manner.
Where do the rotations take place?
Most rotations will take place at the General Campus. The resident also rotate at the Civic Campus, CHEO and Dynacare.