Dr. Gordon Gubitz

Program Director

Ashley Doucette

Program Coordinator
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Program Highlights

Dalhousie is the only Adult Neurology Program in the Atlantic Provinces.

Two to three Residents per year allows for a very small teacher — student ratio.

We are the tertiary care referral centre for complex neurologic cases from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

We provide subspecialty training in most areas of neurology, with excellent national and international educational and research collaborations.

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General Information

Halifax is a very ‘walkable’ city — most residents live in the downtown core. Halifax is home to one of the world’s longest downtown boardwalks — stroll along the waterfront. Drop into a pub or restaurant for some great local food and live music. Go for a run in Point Pleasant Park. Enjoy an ice-cream in the Public Gardens.

The Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market is the longest continuously operating farmers’ market in North America — a great place to visit on the weekend.
Aside from being able to see the ocean from most locations in the city’s downtown core, beautiful beaches and excellent surfing are also in close proximity.

Halifax is historical! We have the first seat of democratic government in Canada (1758). The Fairview Lawn Cemetery has the world’s largest collective group of graves from the Titanic tragedy. Halifax is home to the greatest man-made explosion before the atomic bomb – the Halifax Explosion on Dec. 6, 1917

Daytrips / staycations are close by — the South Shore, the Annapolis Valley, Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail are a short drive away.

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Salary Information

Post graduate salaries and benefits differ by province and are determined by two things: your training year, and the province you work in. See below the salaries and benefits for Dalhousie University - Neurology - Halifax.
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island
Gross Annual PGY-1 Salary
Gross Annual PGY-2 Salary
Gross Annual PGY-3 Salary
Gross Annual PGY-4 Salary
Gross Annual PGY-5 Salary
Gross Annual PGY-6 Salary
Gross Annual PGY-7 Salary
Gross Annual PGY-8 Salary
Educational Leave
Annual Vacation
4 weeks
Call Stipends
Frequency of Calls
l in 4 in-hospital and for home call
Maternity Leave Top Up After One Year’s Service
eligible for up to a maximum of 17 weeks top-up allowance for maternity/pregnancy leave
Provincial Health Insurance
Extended Health Insurance
Provincial Dues (% of salary)
CMPA Dues Paid
Dental Coverage
Statutory and Floating Holidays
Long-Term Disability Insurance
66.7% of salary
Life Insurance
$100,000 of insurance
Sick Leave
Updated June 21, 2023

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Halifax cityscape from water
Halifax, an Atlantic Ocean port in eastern Canada, is the provincial capital of Nova Scotia. A major business centre, it’s also known for its maritime history. The city’s dominated by the hilltop Citadel, a star-shaped fort completed in the 1850s. Waterfront warehouses known as the Historic Properties recall Halifax’s days as a trading hub for privateers, notably during the War of 1812.

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