University of Saskatchewan - College of Medicine

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Neurology Residency Program

University of Saskatchewan - College of Medicine

Faculty:College of Medicine
Field of Study:Neurology
Length:5 Year(s)


In first year, approximately a third of clinical time is spent rotating through the general Neurology ward and other Neurology rotations. The remainder of the rotations are within the Department of Medicine fleshing out competency and ensuring residents are comfortable with the appropriate services, including but not limited to General Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases and Haematology. Second year focuses residents on satisfying the remaining medicine requirements, including a mandatory two-month ICU rotation. Residents also gain further experience on the Neurology ward and in clinics, including an experience to introducing the basics of NCS/EMG to the residents. Third and fourth year really focus the resident on all the subspecialties within Neurology, including NCS/EMG, EEG, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology, Pediatric Neurology, with considerable time for electives both at home and away. The fifth year of the residency is meant to help residents solidify their previous training, experience the role of a Junior Attending and complete their final rotations while preparing for the Royal College Exam.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Application for University of Saskatchewan entry level positions in Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada specialty training programs or first-year Family Medicine training programs must be made through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). See website for details.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 14, 2022