Part A Course Information

Part A Course Information

Part A of the course involves 111 hours of instruction, including monthly tutorials and two one-day workshops, in the fundamentals of recognizing and managing work-related disease and injury, fitness for work and the transition back into employment. The program is designed to be taken part-time and to be completed within 10 months.

Current students (2018/19 course)

Part A Course is currently offered in:

  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan
  • Manitoba
  • Ontario
  • Maritime Provinces
  • Newfoundland and Labrador

Physicians who have completed Parts A and B of the Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine and have been awarded certificates of completion are eligible to write the Associate Membership (ACBOM) examination of the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine (CBOM).

This group learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 111 Mainpro+ credits.

 Prospective applicants (September 2019 to June 2020 course)

The Part A Course may be offered in the following provinces, provided there are sufficient registrants. The provinces in which we offer the course will be confirmed at a later date.

  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan
  • Manitoba
  • Ontario
  • Maritime Provinces
  • Newfoundland and Labrador

Physicians who have completed Parts A and B of the Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine and have been awarded certificates of completion are eligible to write the Associate Membership (ACBOM) examination of the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine (CBOM).

The cost of Part A of the Foundation Course for the 2019/20 season is $4,200.00 ($4,000.00 + GST). No refunds will be made once you have started the course. Please note that there may be some travel required for workshops.


Contact Information:

Course Director

Sebastian Straube, BM BCh, MA (Oxon), DPhil

Course Coordinator

Leyla Sekyi, M.Ed.

omcourse@ualberta.ca