Fellowship Programs

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) Fellowship Information Night 


Date:
April 17, 2024
Time: 8:30PM Newfoundland/8:00PM Antlantic/7:00PM Eastern/6:00PM Central/5:00PM Mountain/4:00PM Pacific
Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85079921667?pwd=spTIxXAufshbNKXkawaRmp5XL2bJdI.1
Meeting ID: 850 7992 1667
Passcode: 492417

Attend this virtual meet & greet to gather information on:
• Key application details about each Canadian FPMRS Program
• Program features including unique features, salary, call requirements, locum opportunities, etc.
• Fellows attending from most Canadian programs available to answer questions

We look forward to meeting you!
CSPM Medical Education Committee
Fellow Representatives: Magdalene Payne, Jena Hall
Contact Details:
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Dalhousie University
Program Director: Anita Smith, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Staff: Michelle Pineau, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: https://medicine.dal.ca/departments/department-sites/obstetrics/education/fellowships.html
Length of Program: 2 years
Accepting trainees every 2 years
Application Deadline: application deadline May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Required: *see website (Postgrad application form; CV; letter of intent; 3 references; postgrad director letter)

McGill University
Program Director: Dr. Lisa Merovitz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Admistrative Staff: Dolly Rabbath, Lisa Campbell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Length of Program: 2 years
Accepting trainees every year
Application Deadline: May 15 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Required: Required documents are listed on the following website - https://www.mcgill.ca/pgme/fellowships/admissions,
CV, personal statement, 3 reference letters. A specialty Certificate if they have completed the program and a letter of standing from the Program Director.
Additional Note: Funding is available for a fellow for the years 2024-2026

McMaster University
Program Director: Dr. Ola Malabarey, 905-521-2100 ext. 76252
Administrative Staff: Heather Shiskoski, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Length of Program: 2 years
Accepting trainees every 2 years
Application Deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Required: https://pgme.mcmaster.ca/apply/fellowships-application/

Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University
Program Director: Dr. Queena Chou, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Tel: (519) 646-6343
Administrative Staff: Samantha Kreamer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Nicole Filson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Tel: (519) 685-8500 Ext 56362
Website: https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/obsgyn/education/fellowship_programs/urogynaecology.html
Length of program: 2 years
Accepting trainees every year
Application Deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Required: Candidate Letter of Intent/Personal Statement, CV, 3 Letters of Reference
Additional Notes: Funding is available although individualized based on situation of the candidate (i.e., self-funded by sponsoring agency or not)

University of Alberta (Edmonton)

Program Director: Dr. Erin Kelly, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Staff: Tracey Curtis, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Website: https://www.ualberta.ca/obstetrics-gynecology/education-programs/fellowship-and-postdoc-opportunities/female-pelvic-medicine-fellowship/index.html
Length of program: 2 years
Accepting trainees every 2 years
Application Deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents required for application: Application Process
Additional notes for applicants: Overview and Funding and Financial Support

University of British Columbia
Program Director: Roxana Geoffrion, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Staff: Mamta Rohra, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Website: https://obgyn.ubc.ca/education/advanced-training-programs/fpmrs/
Length of Program: 2 years
Accepting 1 fellow every 2 years, next start for July 1, 2024
Application Deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Required: Letter of intent, CV, 3 reference letters
Additional Notes: One-month electives in urogynecology at UBC are encouraged prior to application

University of Calgary
Program Director: Dr. Erin Brennand
Administrative Staff: Katiane Ummels, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Accepting fellows every 1 year, with some flexibility available for start dates between July and December
Application Deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Required: CV, 3 Letters of Reference, Letter of Application explaining interest in Urogyne program

Université de Montréal
Program Director: Dr. Barbara Reichetzer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Administrative Staff: Sandra Charland, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 514 890-8000, poste 32593
Website: https://deptobsgyn.umontreal.ca/etudes/stages-de-perfectionnement/urogynecologie-et-chirurgie-de-reconstruction-du-plancher-pelvien/
Length of Program: 2 years
Accepting trainees every 2 years
Application Deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Require: Recommendation Letter, Motivation Letter, Resume

University of Ottawa / The Ottawa Hospital
Program Director: Hisham Khalil, BSc, MD, FRCSC, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Staff: Erica Moore, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Length of Program: 2 years
Accepting trainees every year
Application Deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents Required: 3 reference letters, letter of intent, CV

University of Toronto Urogynecology fellowship
Mount Sinai Hospital Urogynecology fellowship
Sunnybrook Urogynecology fellowship
Program Directors: Patricia Lee, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Danny Lovatsis, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Staff: Maureen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://urogyne.ca/program-descriptions-application/#uoft
Length of program: 2 years
Accepting trainees: Typically, every year for the Joint Fellowship (variable for the Mt Sinai site only or Sunnybrook site only fellowships)
Application deadline: May 30 and decision date June 30 of the year before fellowship start
Documents required for application LOI, CV, 3 references and application form: https://obgyn.utoronto.ca/application-guidelines-and-document-checklist