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Program Highlights

The Adolescent Medicine Subspecialty Residency Program at British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH) in Vancouver was accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2010. BCCH is the only pediatric hospital in British Columbia and is the referral center for complex pediatric and adolescent patients for the entire Province. Clinical training is conducted through outpatient consultations at the Adolescent Health Clinic, inpatient admissions and consultations at BCCH, the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorder Program in affiliation with Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and a network of clinics in community settings in Vancouver. In addition, the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine participates in a Social Pediatrics Program in the lowest income area of Vancouver through which the Resident will work clinically, and contribute to program development, to address social determinants of health of youth experiencing social marginalization and poverty. The Division of Adolescent Medicine works closely with the McCreary Centre Society, a unique resource that conducts a periodic Adolescent Health Survey and related research on the physical and emotional health of youth in British Columbia, the largest survey of its kind in Canada. Our program emphasizes models and principles of resilience, positive youth development, trauma-informed care, and mindfulness. Special interests of the Division’s faculty include mindfulness with youth, transitions to adult health care, eating disorders, substance use, and care of youth facing discrimination, poverty and marginalization. We aim to prepare graduates of this program for successful careers in Adolescent Medicine as leading clinicians, scholars, and educators in Canada and internationally.

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General Information

This residency program is for 2 years.

Program length of training does not exceed the Royal College or College of Family Physicians of Canada standard.


Clinical education and training is provided on clinical rotations by the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine faculty, as well as by faculty in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychology and others. The resident has a weekly longitudinal continuity clinic at the Youth Health Clinic or the Eating Disorders Program. The resident participates in a formal weekly participatory and didactic curriculum covering critical topics of adolescent health including interviewing, assessment and counseling skills, evaluation and management of specific medical and mental health conditions, adolescent development, risk and resiliency, and public health. Over the two years the resident takes graduate-level classes at the University of British Columbia on research methodology, multidisciplinary perspectives on adolescent health, and youth in the child welfare and delinquency systems. Distributed through the two years there are formal curricula on Medical Education and on Ethics. Residents have protected time and mentorship to pursue a research project. The program is individualized to match the career goals and strengths of individual trainees, and ongoing feedback and mentorship is provided by division faculty and the Residency Program Committee.

See our Program Description for details:

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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 British Columbia - Adolescent Medicine - Vancouver.
British Columbia
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
Educational Leave
Annual Vacation
4 weeks
Meal Allowance
Frequency of Calls
1 in 4 onsite/1 in 3 offsite
Maternity Leave
17 weeks, plus up to 78 weeks Parental Leave
Provincial Health Insurance
100% Premiums Paid
Provincial Dues (% of salary)
Extended Health Insurance
100% Premiums Paid
CMPA Dues Paid
Yes, mandatory
Dental Plan
100% Premiums Paid
Statutory Holidays
2x pay plus extra day with pay
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Yes 100% Premiums Paid
Sick Leave
Life Insurance
100% Premiums Paid
Updated July 25, 2023

Terms of Agreement April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022
Resident Doctors of BC website

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Vancouver (/vænˈkuːvər/ (listen) van-KOO-vər) is a major city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. As the most populous city in the province, the 2021 Canadian census recorded 662,248 people in the city, up from 631,486 in 2016. The Greater Vancouver area had a population of 2.6 million in 2021, making it the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada.