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Program Administrators

Please contact the program administrator directly to obtain application information for fellowships or residency programs.

General Pediatrics Jodie Gartner and Jessica Tucker
Cardiology Jolene Patrie
Critical Care (PICU) Vanessa Bootsma
Developmental Pediatrics Denise Biziaev
Emergency Medicine Anita Reff
Endocrinology and Metabolism Allison Spry
Gastroenterology and Nutrition Jessica Tucker
Hematology and Oncology Kathleen Blair
Infectious Diseases Denise Biziaev
Neonatal-Perinatal (NICU) Melissa Meaver
Nephrology Kathleen Blair
Neurology Joan Thibault
Respirology Joan Thibault


The procedure to apply to our Postgraduate Pediatric Medical Education Programs depends on an applicant's citizenship. All of our Postgraduate Pediatric Medical Education programs follow these same procedures. For more specific information about applying please email the program administrator of the program you are interested in.

Canadian Medical Graduates and U.S. Medical Graduate Applicants Applying to Subspecialty Programs in Pediatrics

For entrance in July 1, 2019 current PGY2 (completing third year June 30, 2020) or current PGY3 (completing fourth year June 30, 2020) are eligible to apply for a subspecialty position. Applications must be made through Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). U.S. applicants please review the eligibility information on the CaRMS website.

Alberta International Medical Graduates (AIMG)

Alberta International Medical Graduates are Alberta citizens who have obtained medical training outside of Canada. They should apply through the AIMG Program through CaRMS.

Sponsored Visa Applicants

Visa (international) applicants should apply through their government agency.

International Medical Graduate (IMG) applicants

While the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta welcomes applications from international medical graduates, you must have full funding support, outstanding qualifications and excellent references to be considered. Please see eligibility requirements on CaRMS's site for other application information.