Endocrinology and Metabolism Residency Program

Why Choose UAlberta for the Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism Residency Program?

  • Wide variety of clinical experience, including clinics for:
    • General endocrinology
    • Thyroid cancer
    • Transgender
    • Osteogenesis imperfecta
    • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
    • Obesity
    • Prader Willi syndrome
    • Lipid disorders
    • Bone marrow transplant follow up
    • Neuroendocrine/oncology follow up
  • Opportunity to participate in the Royal College Clinician-Investigator Program (CIP).
  • Opportunity for training in islet cell biology and transplant with the founders of the Edmonton Protocol and Alberta Diabetes Institute.
  • Academic activities (Journal Club, Case Conference, Academic Half-Days) are undertaken in association with Adult Endocrinology staff and trainees.
  • Exceptional collegiality among faculty with passionate commitment to teaching; strong and well-established interaction with the Division of Adult Endocrinology, giving the trainee substantial exposure to the breadth of endocrine disorders. 

The aim of the Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism Residency  Program is to prepare the resident to meet the objectives of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and to be eligible for the Certificate of Competence in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 

The trainee is encouraged to pursue training which leads to an academic career in pediatric endocrinology and metabolism. Thus, research training in addition to the clinical training such as enrolment in the Royal College Clinician-Investigator Program (CIP) is encouraged.