Hematology and Oncology Residency Program

Why Choose UAlberta for the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Residency Program?

  • Our faculty includes nationally acclaimed educators, researchers and clinicians.
  • The division collaborates nationally and internationally in studies and clinical trials in both pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology.
  • Excellent Hematopathology and Pediatric Pathology Departments located at the training facilities (University of Alberta Hospital and Stollery Children's Hospital).
  • Unique exposure to an internationally recognized Pediatric Thrombosis Program situated at the Stollery Children's Hospital.
  • Medium sized institution and program offering flexibility in training as well as adequate variety and volume of clinical cases.
  • A proven track record!
  • Diverse living, arts and recreational opportunities in Edmonton.

In the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Residency Program, trainees will learn to evaluate and manage children with cancer and non-malignant disorders of the hematopoietic system. Trainees will develop their knowledge and skills in a multidisciplinary team setting as well as making contributions to scholarship and education in the field.

Program Highlights

  • This program is a fully accredited Royal College Program.
  • Weekly academic half-day combined with Hematopathology and Adult Hematology Programs.
  • Residents participate in Continuity Clinic in both pediatric oncology and hematology throughout the entire three year program.
  • Our trainees participate in multidisciplinary clinics in Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Long-Term Survivorship, Pediatric Hemophilia, Sickle Cell and Bleeding Disorders Clinics.
  • Training includes critical appraisal, research methodology and protected research time.
  • Trainees undertake the ASPHO review course prior to sitting their exams (remunerated by the program).