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Program Highlights

  • Diverse and challenging high volume/high acuity tertiary care rotations combined with rural broad spectrum FPA clinical environments. Goal of this blend is to be able to achieve the necessary clinical exposure and the demanding goals and objectives within the limited 12 month time frame while gaining clear insight into the specific demands of a rural FPA practice.
  • Dedicated and experienced anesthesia faculty committed to teaching
  • Shared educational and social opportunities with the UBC Royal College anesthesia program
  • Weekly full day rigorous Academic Day shared with Royal College anesthesia program and augmented by FPA specific seminar series
  • FPA seminar series focused on broad range of FPA specific topics including anesthetic considerations of co-existing disease, clinical challenges of rural environment with limited resources, oral exam preparation, and transition to practice.
  • Support to participate in national FPA Bootcamp and 2 annual UBC anesthesia conferences
  • The Whitehorse rotation in the Yukon Territory is very popular and highly valued as excellent clinical exposure to broad scope FPA practice.
  • Additional rural block in either Terrace or Campbell River
  • Multiple rural BC elective sites for additional time with FPA preceptors and further FP clinical exposure.
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General Information

This residency program is for 1 year.

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

The rotations are divided into 4 week blocks and consist of:

  • Adult anesthesia: Combined total of 5 blocks between Vancouver Acute Hospital, St. Paul’s Hospital, Lions Gate Hospital, or Royal Columbian Hospital.
  • Pediatric & Obstetric anesthesia: 2 blocks each at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital
  • ICU: 1 block at Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, BC
  • Community Rotation: 1 block in Whitehorse, Yukon, 1 block in additional rural location
  • Anesthesia Elective: 1 block
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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 - Family Medicine - Family Practice Anesthesia - 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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