Dr. Sean Udow

Program Director

Shelly Harborne

Program Administrator
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Program Highlights

Large clinical catchment area, including all of Manitoba, Nunavut, western Ontario and eastern Saskatchewan

Good variety of clinical pathology

No clinical fellows which allows residents to take early responsibility with one-on-one supervision from faculty neurologists

Emphasis on outpatient neurology rotations with all subspecialties of neurology represented

Well-developed academic curriculum, with frequent formative assessments and supervised teaching opportunities for residents to improve their teaching skills

Small, dedicated group of faculty neurologists allows for good professional relationships and mentorship opportunities

Collegial and supportive complement of residents

Flexible curriculum of rotations including five months of elective time

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General Information

Overall Goal and Objectives of the Program: The main goal of the program is to train skilled neurologists and to foster an interest in academic pursuits and life long learning. The Mission of the Neurology Program is to provide an environment which will assist the resident to become a competent, caring, ethical physician with the ability to think critically.

Medical expert/clinical decision-maker: The Neurology resident becomes an expert and capable of diagnosing and managing the broad range of neurological disorders they will encounter in Neurology practice.

Communicator: The neurology resident learns communication skills required to transmit information about diagnosis, investigations and management to patients, their families and a range of physicians who refer their cases for neurological consultation.

Collaborator: The neurology resident learns skills needed to successfully interact with other medical professionals, medical support personnel and community agencies to promote timely diagnosis, investigation and effective management of neurological conditions.

Manager: The neurology resident learns methods by which allied health careprofessionals provide a broad range of patient care services andlearns to coordinate effective and appropriate utilization of these services within the health care system. The neurology resident develops an understanding of the limitations of available resources and effective time management skills both for themselves and for other health care professionals by utilizing effective means of prioritizing tasks.

Health Advocate: The neurology resident practices principles of disease prevention as they are applied to the relevant categories of neurological disease and learns the responsibilities of their profession in working with other health care professionals and services to emphasize disease prevention strategies.

The neurology resident learns to identify the important determinants of health in patients with neurological disorders. As well the resident learns to contribute effectively to improved health of patients through education, treatment, and health promotion, and to recognize and respond to those issues where advocacy is appropriate.

Scholar: The neurology resident is stimulated to learn more about neurological diseases and their management. The neurology resident learns how to conduct personal learning projects and to participate in joint research efforts related to disease diagnosis, investigation and management. All residents must initiate and complete a research project during their neurology training. Resident travel to conferences is financially supported.

Professional: The neurology residents learn to become well-rounded in their perspective on the practice of neurological medicine with an appreciation of the range of professional ethical and moral standards required of a neurologist.

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 - Neurology - 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.