OSE Postgraduate


The Office of Postgraduate Surgical Education oversees all surgical residency programs at the University of Alberta. Nine team members (8 Program Administrators, 1 CBD Coordinator) administer the following residency programs under the supervision of the team lead and director:

All surgical residents begin in the Surgical Foundations Program directed by Dr. Brett Mador. Nationally, Surgical Foundations is following the CBD curriculum standardized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The remainder of the residency will be under the resident's base program and specialty specific program director.

Any requests for verification of training for graduates should be directed to the Postgraduate Office of Medical Education via email.


Office of Postgraduate Surgical Education

2D2.01 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
University of Alberta
8440 - 112 St NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Fax: 780.407.3283

Erin Wright

Team Lead
Valerie Masson

CBD Coordinator /
Assistant to the Director
Kimberley Nicholas

Program Administration
Diep Do
Cardiac Surgery

Sharon Dopulos
Orthopaedic Surgery

Tara Graham

Jennifer Granfield
Neurosurgery & Plastic Surgery

Valerie Jackson
General Surgery

Raelin Lightfoot
General Surgery

Patricia Payne & Rachael Robertson
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Peggy Yin
Surgical Foundations

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