Enhanced Skills Program: OHTN HIV Care

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Overall Program Vision

The HIV Residency in Primary Care Enhanced Skills Program at the University of Toronto is a 6-month Residency Program designed to provide family physicians with the knowledge and the skills to be able to provide HIV primary care to patients living with HIV in Ontario. This program has been developed as a partnership between the University of Toronto Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) and the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN).

Program and Application Eligibility

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen. Applicant must be currently enrolled as a PGY2 in a Canadian Family Medicine Residency at the time of application OR be a Canadian family physician in clinical practice with Ministry of Health Re-entry funding*.

For funding eligibility, please see the main Enhanced Skills Program Admissions page.

Length of Program

6 months – Full Time

Curriculum Competencies

The HIV Residency in Primary Care Enhanced Skills Program adheres to CanMEDS-FM goals and objectives to achieve the following competencies:
  1. Medical Expert
  2. Communicator
  3. Collaborator
  4. Manager
  5. Scholar
  6. Health Advocate
  7. Professional

For complete details, please read the goals and objectives.

Sample Rotation

Unique Program Requirements

Opportunities exist to participate in St. Michael’s Hospital HIV Rounds, local HIV conferences/meetings and the annual online medical pre-clerkship conference  and other presentations hosted by the OHTN

Program Director

Dr. Gordon Arbess, MD, CCFP
Department of Family & Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto ON M4X 1K2
Tel: 416-867-3728

To Apply

Complete the application form and include a letter of intent, current CV and a copy of your medical degree.