Residency Program - Program
The McGill Dermatology
residency program is broadly based and designed to provide a balanced
exposure to all aspects of dermatology. It is the oldest training
program in Canada and has trained over 100 top Canadian dermatologists.
The resident will rotate through in-patient and out-patient facilities
in four large downtown hospitals. In addition to general dermatology,
specialty components include skin surgery, laser surgery,
dermatopathology, pediatric dermatology, phototherapy units, specialty
clinics including pigmented lesion, contact dermatitis, and wound
Residents participate in
weekly teaching rounds, formal dermatology rounds, basic science
seminars, dermatopathology seminars and journal club. Residents are
required to participate in oral practice exams twice yearly and to take
the annual practice exam of the American Board of Dermatology.
There is a strong ambulatory
care exposure with high volume of clinical material and closely
supervised teaching. The emphasis is on forming high quality clinical
dermatologists that will contribute to furthering the specialty by a
strong commitment to clinical dermatology.
Fellowships are also offered
in the fields of Contact Dermatitis and Dermatological Surgery for
residents who have finished their Dermatology core training.
McGill Faculty of Medicine Postgrad web - Dermatology program:
McGill Dermatology Objectives Document
Contact Dermatitis Fellowship Objectives Document
Dermatological Surgery Fellowship Objectives Document