McGill University Dermatology, Montreal, Canada     













Residency Program - Program Description

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 healing.

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.

Applicant Links

McGill Faculty of Medicine Postgrad web - Dermatology program:

CaRMS Website:

McGill Dermatology Objectives Document

Contact Dermatitis Fellowship Objectives Document

Dermatological Surgery Fellowship Objectives Document