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  1. CAREER CONFERENCE EVENING OCTOBER 25, 2005 INTERNAL MEDICINE DR. GARY VICTOR

  2. History of Internal MedicineProgram • How long has this Program been in place? • Resident involvement – research/teaching

  3. What you should knowabout our program • Number of students accepted • Demographics • What makes this program special • Length of program 4 year Residency Program First 3 years are designated as Core Years • Options for Fellowship

  4. Criteria for Acceptance • Academic Performance • Letters of Reference • Honors & Awards • Research Experience & Publications • Extracurricular Activities

  5. Criteria for Acceptance (2) • PLUS • Commitment to Internal Medicine • Commitment to Ottawa • Enthusiasm for Teaching and Learning Number of Positions: 14

  6. Expectations for Lifestyle in Residency • What are the expectations for residents? • A typical day • Schedules for on-call • What is special about U of Ottawa Internal Medicine Residency Training Program?

  7. And post residency… • Fellowhips • Job opportunities in Ottawa and in Canada Academic General Medicine Community GM General internists are in Great Demand Experts with Broad Clinical Knowledge Base/Clinical Skills Clinical Epidemiology

  8. Post Residency (2) • Diagnose & Manage Medical Problems • Undifferentiated Illness • Complex Multi-System Illness • Acute Severe Disorders • Chronic Medical Problems

  9. Contemporary Skills of General Internists • Critical Appraisal of Medical Evidence • Clinical Guideline Development and Application • Health Risk Benefit and Assessment • Medical Errors and Patient Safety • Teaching and Leadership Roles in Academic and Clinical Practice • Income

  10. Myths about Specialties • Internists like people • Radiologists like the dark • Pathologists do not like people • Surgeons like everyone asleep

  11. Contact Persons • Mrs. Francine Lessard Program Coordinator flessard@ottawahospital.on.ca Tel: (613) 737-8726 Fax: (613) 737-8250

  12. Contact Persons (2) • Dr. Stephen Kravcik • Elective Coordinator – Medical Students • Skravcik@ottawahospital.on.ca