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We are happy to announce that the first cohort of subspecialty Palliative Medicine residents have been accepted into training programs in Canada, to begin training on July 1, 2017. Next year’s trainees will submit applications in the summer of 2017 to begin training in July 2018. Deadlines and details will be posted when they are confirmed. Any trainees interested in pursuing subspecialty training in Palliative Medicine are encouraged to contact the program directors (PD) at their institution:

University of Manitoba
o PD: Dr. Christian LaRiviere (clariviere@wrha.mb.ca)
University of Ottawa
o PD: Dr. Chris Barnes (CBarnes@bruyere.org)
Queen’s University
o PD: Dr. Ingrid Harle (harlei@kgh.kari.net)
University of Toronto
o PD: Dr. James Downar (james.downar@utoronto.ca)
University of British Columbia
o PD: Dr. Charlie Chen (charlie.chen@ubc.ca)

Note that other universities may be offering training in 2018. Details to follow.