Welcome to the Hospitalist Fellowship program at McMaster University.
There is an increasing demand for physicians with hospitalists medicine training. Given the aging population, there are additional demands placed on hospitals in the management of older and more complicated patients. In addition, discharge planning and disposition are complex and require a multidisciplinary approach. The aim of the Hospitalists Fellowship Medicine Program at McMaster University is to train physicians in hospital medicine who can oversee these complex patients.The one-year curriculum is designed to provide the trainees with a broad exposure to different fields of medicine to develop competencies in the oversight of these patients. The curriculum includes rotations in GIM, Medical Stepdown, Stroke, Cardiology, Geriatrics, Hematology-Oncology, Addictions, Wound Care, Palliative Medicine as well as providing the trainees an opportunity to select four medical specialties rotations all of which are two weeks each. This flexibility in the curriculum provides the trainees an opportunity to identify and fill in knowledge gaps.
The successful completion of the fellowship will grant a Fellowship McMaster Certification.
Resident in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine Training Program or completion of a four-year General Internal Medicine program or medical subspecialties program outside of Canada.
Application Deadline- Six Months prior to start date.
Duration: 1 year
1. Grand Rounds
2. Journal Clubs
4. Committee Meetings: Examples below
5. Possible Quality Improvement projects (not mandatory)
6. Scholarly Project
8. Simulation Sessions
9. Academic Half Day: Topics Below
The McMaster Hospitalist Fellowship Training program utilizes a variety of assessment tools to enhance our learners’ education in building competency. Some of the tools utilized for evaluation include:1. ITARs