This community is part of the Integrated Communities Stream.
- Location: On the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ, Mississauga and Wendake-Nionwentsïo peoples.
- Population: 16,000
- Access: 40 min drive to Barrie; 2 hour drive to Toronto
- Nearest Tertiary Centre: Barrie
Program + Community Highlights
Hospital Teaching Sites:
- PGY-1: North York General Hospital
- PGY-2: Georgian Bay General Hospital
Number of Residents (for all 4 mid-Ontario Communities):
- CMG: 8
- IMG: 0
- PGY-1: 2 blocks
- PGY-2: 4 blocks
Recreation: Annual butter tart festival. Local historic site and museums. Outdoor recreation opportunities for boating/sailing, mountain biking, ice fishing, and cross country skiing.
Cultural Notes: Small town feel in the heart of cottage country with a seasonal influx of people.
Cost of Living: The cost of living in Midland is lower than in Toronto but is still 7% higher than the national average. Rent and housing costs are particularly more expensive relative to the national average.
Type of curriculum: Horizontal. PGY-1 in Toronto, PGY-2 in mid-Ontario community.
- PGY-1: 3 blocks of Family Medicine. Rotations of one block each in Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ob/Gyne, Psychiatry, and Emergency Medicine. Half block rotations in Geriatrics and Palliative Care.
- PGY-2: Six blocks Family Medicine. Opportunities for horizontal experiences in Ob/Gyne, Geriatrics, MSK, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesia.
Unique features: Practice Management curriculum, Teaching Residents to Teach, residents maintain their own mini-practice, opportunities for low-risk OB and long term care call
Research: Requirement to complete academic project. Formal Quality Improvement (QI) curriculum.