Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty

Overview

The Child and Adolescent Subspecialty Program is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada.

Consistent with Royal College requirements, the Child and Adolescent program will begin training according to the Competence By Design model in 2021. Most residents will take two years to complete the training. It is expected that residents enter this program as PGY 5s and then complete an additional year of training.  Exceptions may be made for a resident seeking to enter the program as a PGY 6.

Further information - Overview

 

For information regarding Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Competencies and Training Experiences please go to:

RCPSC Info for C & A Psychiatry

Application Process

The Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary is pleased to call for applications for 3 positions for entry to the sub-specialty program (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) with a start date of July 1, 2022. 

Applications for the Child and Adolescent Subspecialty Program are due by Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

Interviews will likely take place Friday, October 8, 2021. Successful candidates will receive invitations to join on Thursday, October 28, 2021, and a response will be requested by Thursday, November 4, 2021.

All residents who will be PGY 5 or PGY 6 in the 2021-2022 academic year are eligible to apply to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty Program.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty Application Instructions and Eligibility [PDF]

Residency Rotation Experience (Word)

Application Packages (and questions regarding the process) for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry are to be submitted electronically to Dr. Sterling Sparshu (see below)

Key Contacts

Kary Zamiski
Program Coordinator
E-mail: Kary.Zamiski@albertahealthservices.ca
Ph: (403) 955-2214
 

Dr. Nneka Orakwue-Ononye
Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty Program Director
E-mail: nneka.orakwueononye@ucalgary.ca