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Fellowship Opportunities

The fellowship program in the Department of Oncology is expanding. Applications are open to all trainees who have completed core training in an oncology discipline and are seeking to enhance their clinical and/or research skills. Fellowships are of one year duration.

The advertisement for fellowship positions is posted each year in April, and the closing date for applications is August 31. Notification of awards is made by October 31, for fellowships beginning the following year, usually on July 1, but start date is negotiable.

For information about available Fellowship programs, see the divisional websites or contact the Fellowship director (listed in the fellowship ad on this page).

Details about the application procedures for domestic and international fellowships are described in this link. http://cumming.ucalgary.ca/pgme/home/fellowships. Please read the policies and application procedures carefully. International graduates must pass English proficiency requirements before their application will be considered. http://www.cpsa.ca/language-proficiency/

Funding
Clinical Fellows are remunerated annually at a rate commensurate with their level of training. The salary grid of PARA is used as a guide for determining fellows’ reimbursement. https://para-ab.ca/

Benefits

Fellowships are paid on a contract basis. Some fellowships include a small amount of benefits of coverage, but some pay no benefits. You are responsible for obtaining Alberta Health coverage as well as any extended health benefits, life/disability insurance that you are interested in.  Information about benefits can be found in the following links:

http://www.health.alberta.ca/health-care-insurance-plan.html

https://www.ab.bluecross.ca/individuals-families/


Educational Contacts

Gynecology Oncology

Program Director:                    Program Administrator:

Prafull Ghatage                           Judy McFadzen              

Selection Criteria
Applications to the Gynecologic Oncology Program must be received by September 7

of the year prior to the year in which you wish to start your training.

The following are required for application:

Covering letter explaining why you wish to pursue a career in Gynecologic Oncology

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Palliative Medicine

Program Director:                          Program Administrator:

Amanda Roze des Ordons            Dixie Vancak

For information on the program and the application process, please Click Here.


Surgical Oncology

Program Director:        Program Administrator:

Lloyd Mack                       Judy McFadzen

For information on the program and the application process, please Click Here.


Radiation Oncology

Program Director:        Program Administrator:

Shaun Loewen                Melissa Watkins

For information on the program and the application process, please Click Here.


Medical Oncology

Program Director:                    Program Administrator:

Nimira Alimohamed                  Mary Lynn Pedora

Selection Criteria
Three to four residents are accepted into the program each year.  The following are required for application to the program:

Curriculum Vitae

Covering Letter describing why you wish to pursue a career in Medical Oncology and why you would be interested in training in Calgary

3 Letters of Reference