Gastroenterology and Nutrition Residency Program

Program Highlights

  • Liver and Multivisceral Transplantation Center for Western Canada
  • CHIRP - Children's Intestinal Rehabilitation Program - a collaborative Western Canadian program for clinical care, research and teaching in pediatric intestinal failure and rehabilitation
  • Comprehensive endoscopy training including simulator training, and supervised experience in upper and lower endoscopy
  • Interventional endoscopy training including sclerotherapy, banding, clipping polypectomies, etc.
  • Capsule endoscopy experience
  • Hepatic fibroscanning experience
  • Strong clinical staff support including a dedicated nurse practitioner, nurses, dieticians, and social workers to ensure optimal team learning environment

Why Choose UAlberta for the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Residency Program?

  • Centre for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research (CEGIIR) - World class research institute with outstanding researchers and laboratory environment
  • Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health (PCWH) - Clinical research in pediatric weight management
  • Edmonton Clinic Health Academy - New home of the Department of Pediatrics and Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition opened October 2011
  • Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE) - Internationally recognized centre for evidence synthesis, knowledge translation practice and training
  • Advanced research training opportunities available to complement clinical training
  • Edmonton - a dynamic, engaging community with diverse cultural opportunities, abundant green space in parks and river valley, and proximity to the stunning Rocky Mountains