Rheumatology Residency Training Program

We have a strong environment for our rheumatology residents by providing a diverse experience, warm atmosphere, and a strong educational component with the full support of our rheumatology staff over the two years of the residency training program.

Highlights of our program include:

  • Large catchment area covering Northern Alberta as well the Northwest Territories, with a diverse variety of disease
  • Friendly approachable staff with an interest in education
  • A weekly Half Day Fellows Continuity Clinic
  • Weekly Academic Half Days with emphasis on clinical disease: pathogenesis, an immunology and ethics course
  • Portfolio for maintaining CanMEDs topics
  • Regular rheumatology exam preparation
  • Formal Department of Internal Medicine Royal College preparation in conjunction with other PGY4’s
  • Equal opportunities to work in both the academic and community setting
  • World class research opportunities
  • Outreach clinics to Red Deer, Edson, and Yellowknife
  • Regular injection clinics

For more information on the application & selection process, please visit the CaRMS (Canadian Resident Matching Service) website. Also, please feel free to contact our program administrator, Melissa Rice at (780) 248-1509, or email at mednrhe@ualberta.ca.

Program Director: Dr. Carrie Ye