PROGRAM PROFILE

University of Saskatchewan - Family Medicine - Swift Current

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. Brian Geller

CONTACT

Program Administrative Assistant

Chanda Legare

HIGHLIGHTS
  1. Long term dedicated faculty

  2. One-on-one teaching fostering long term relationships with faculty

  3. Learner focused hospital environment

  4. State of the art SIM lab

  5. Fantastic place to live with amazing outdoor green spaces, bike trails, golf courses and surrounded by Provincial parks

  6. Finish residency with an abundance of generalist skills and clinical confidence

  7. Competent in skills ranging from Palliative Care, Acute Inpatient Medicine, ER, Obstetrics, procedural skills, and many more

  8. Flexible scheduling

  9. Live theatre and music culture

  10. Lifelong relationships created in a tight knit community


GENERAL INFORMATION

Our mission is to create, teach, and develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes specific to the discipline of Family Medicine. We will work to optimize health by demonstrating excellence and innovation in service, education, and scholarly activity. We will provide university, hospital, and community-based education consistent with the principles of Family Medicine. We will focus our efforts on working with communities in response to their health needs.



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FAQ
  • Residents are provided 20 vacation days per year

  • NRP is provided by the program

  • There is ample opportunity to teach medical students

  • Very competitive resident salaries

  • CMPA insurance is paid by the University of Saskatchewan

  • Annual Resident Retreat



Scholarship

Each resident is required to complete a scholarly project during the two-year residency. Residents are supported by faculty and staff of the Research Division to complete this work. The project must be presented by residents at the annual Resident Scholarship Day and a manuscript must be submitted. All residents are required to complete scholarly academic modules and will have protected time to complete these activities.


Quality improvement and reflection on one’s own practice are important components of the practice of Family Medicine and there is increasing emphasis on this activity. All residents are required to participate in a practice assessment, as set out by their training site.



Seminars

Planning for academic sessions is coordinated across all sites of the program. An Evidence Based Medicine course and a Scholarship Skills course are mandatory for the first year. Physician Management courses and ethics courses are provided. Written and Simulated Office Oral Exam preparation is provided.


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