The specialty education of anesthesiology is a five-year training program that fosters the development of individuals having basic medical qualifications into consultant anesthesiologists. Consultant anesthesiologist are physicians who have specialized knowledge and skills that qualify them for competent assessment and care of patients for all kinds of surgical and obstetrical anesthesiology, intensive care and other issues surrounding pain management. Consultants also have particular expertise in airway management, monitoring and support of vital physiologic functions, care of unconscious patients, resuscitation of patients of all ages and the use of peripheral nerve blocks to produce regional anesthesiology.
Our training programs are led by our dedicated academic staff who take delight in preparing and training anesthesiologists for their academic careers.
The postgraduate training program in Anesthesiology is an accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada program and is in accordance with the specialty training requirements outlined by the Royal College.
To provide a learning environment that facilitates development of medical school graduates into complete Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialist certified consultant anesthesiologists with a passion for lifelong learning and healthy work-life balance.
The Anesthesiology resident training program will be a top ranked program in Canada recognized for its high quality clinical, academic, and research programs; world-class integrated simulation program; and clear focus on healthy, positive and enthusiastic learning environments.
The Anesthesiology resident training program values all components of the CanMeds framework as well as initiatives that promote life-long learning and inquiry, respect for all residents, staff and students and provision of a healthy learning environment.