Contact Information

Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Shawn Marshall, Chief of Physiatry
505 Smyth Rd, Room 1104
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M2
Tel.: 613-737-7350 ext. 75306

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
Dr. Gerald Wolff, Program Director
505 Smyth Rd, Room 1105E
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M2
Tel.: 613-737-7350 ext. 75598

Program Summary

The University of Ottawa Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training program is 5 years. The program is fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

The program consists of 2 PGY-1 positions. There are currently 10 residents in the program. There are 13 full-time academic physiatrists and 3 part-time academic physiatrists who contribute actively to the training program.

Trainees complete a Basic Clinical Year (BCY) in PGY-1, comprised of 13, 4 week blocks. The rotations include 6 blocks of core medicine and medicine subspecialty training, 2 blocks of surgery, 1 block of geriatric medicine, 4 blocks of selective time which may include Physiatry, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, ICU, Palliative Care.

The PGY-2 to PGY-5 training consists of 3 blocks each in Neurology, Orthopedics and Rheumatology with the rest of the training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation inpatient and outpatient services.

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Last updated: 2015.09.08