Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)
Welcome to Postgraduate Medical Education at the University of Calgary.
The University of Calgary offers over 60 accredited specialty and subspecialty training programs. The duration of training varies from 2 years for family medicine to 5-7 years for other specialties. There are currently approximately 650 trainees, including residents, fellows, and international trainees.
The Associate Dean and the Office of Postgraduate Medical Education are responsible for:
- Overseeing the administration of all Residency Training Programs at the University of Calgary.
- Liaising with other internal groups and external organizations regarding Postgraduate Medical Education.
- Conducting internal program reviews and arranging external reviews of all Residency Training Programs to ensure they meet the standards of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
- Promoting cross-disciplinary themes and workshops, and fostering collaboration among Residency Training Programs.
- Contributing to the academic base of Postgraduate Medical Education.
- Screening applications from International Medical Graduates who are seeking postgraduate training at the University of Calgary.
PGME Mission Statement
Organizational chart of the Postgraduate Medical Education system
Booklet about the role of residents in the health care system