Dr. Cheryl ffrench

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Shara Werestiuk

Program Administrator
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Canadian Medical Graduates

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Program Highlights

Strengths of the Program

High patient acuity with large volumes and high rates of pathology.

Full academic day.

“Flipped classroom” model for core academic day topics.

Junior and Senior curriculums in Ultrasound, Simulation, Ethics and Professionalism (E&P), and Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) embedded in the academic day.

Integration of academic day with Pediatric Emergency Medicine program and the CCFP-EM program.

Junior residents attain their Emergency Ultrasound Independent Practitioner status during their PGY-1 year. (Transition to Discipline/Foundations)

Strong Ultrasound program under the direction of Dr. C. Pham.

Strong simulation program under the direction of Dr. C. ffrench.

Annual Resident Retreat.

Cohesive and supportive resident group.

Collegial and engaged teaching faculty.

Resident-faculty Journal Club.

ACLS, ATLS, ACLS Instructor, ATLS Instructor, PALS, AIME Courses – all paid for under the contract.

One week education leave.

$2,000 Cdn/yr provided to each resident for scholarly activity/conferences.

The program has strong ties with the pre-hospital care system, including the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, the Provincial fixed wing transport system, and the rotary transport program STARS.

Two clinical Toxicologists provide a strong Toxicology rotation.

Excellent research program under the direction of Research Director Dr. M. Leeies.

Attending physicians with subspecialty training in Critical Care, EMS, Aeromedicine, Ethics, Palliative Care, Simulation, Ultrasound, Medical Education, Sports Medicine and Toxicology.

Dedicated Medical Education, Pre-hospital/EMS, Trauma and Emergency Department Administration rotations.

Residents participate in the High Performance Physician program including a dedicated exam preparation session in the exam year.

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General Information

Emergency Medicine at the University of Manitoba is committed to a fair, equitable, and transparent application process. We maintain the right to choose the applicants we feel are the best candidates for our residency training program. However, not all applicants whose files meet our minimum criteria will be offered interviews; only the top candidates will be offered an interview.

While doing electives in Emergency Medicine is desirable, it is not required of an applicant and those who are unable to do so are still considered for an interview.

You are required to fulfill ALL of the most current Provincial Criteria for Canadian Medical Graduates for Manitoba.

The criteria can be found here.

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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 University of Manitoba - Emergency Medicine - Winnipeg.
Updated July 20, 2023 Salary & Benefits effective July 1, 2023.

See also, terms of the contract of the Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba (PARIM – ACLS is required for some programs and is provided at the University of Manitoba. View the PARIM contract.

Registration Fee / Tuition Fee
University course registration/tuition fees are paid by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

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Explore Location

Cityscape of Winnipeg with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in the foreground
Winnipeg is the capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba. Its heart is The Forks, a historic site at the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, with warehouses converted to shops and restaurants, plus ample green space dedicated to festivals, concerts and exhibits. Nearby, the Exchange District is known for its well-preserved, early 20th-century architecture and numerous art galleries.

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