Dr. Sussan Askari
Our program offers junior rehabilitation rotations in the Foundations of Discipline stage, and longer senior rehabilitation rotations in the Core of Discipline stage. Although not required by the Royal College, this spiral curriculum allows graduated progression of responsibilities, as well as spaced repetition to consolidate rehabilitation knowledge.
The program includes a particular focus on Clinical EMG training that provides the six month training requirement for EMG certification on completion of the program.
Academic Advisor and longitudinal coaching is available during our residency training
Funding is available to attend relevant national and international conferences ($10,000 during residency training)
Department funding for resident research project is available up to $6,000
Collegial group of faculty and residents
New accessible hospital on the Lake Ontario
Residents are provided the opportunity for at least a one-month community rehabilitation rotation in a small to medium sized community outside the academic medical center.
Residents have first on call responsibilities Monday-Thursday each week with the exception to statutory holidays. The Medical On Call Group is first on call on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and on statutory holidays.