Welcome to the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program at McMaster University.
This clinical scholarship program provides comprehensive training in adult sleep medicine with broad exposure to respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders. The clinical experience is uniquely provided both at St. Joseph's Healthcare teaching hospital as well as at a community-based sleep disorders clinic. The program offers a nice balance for a senior trainees with flexibility for self-directed learning as well a structured weekly academic half day curriculum. The clinical scholar is self-funded through their clinic billings and as a member of the AFP, which past trainees have found to be a helpful experience in transitioning to independent practice.
There is currently no certification (may change), upon successful completion of the program, the physician will be meet practice requirement of Independent Sleep Medicine practice in Ontario under current CPSO guidelines.
Clinical Scholarship is considered a faculty position at McMaster University. Therefore, candidates must satisfy all university criteria for faculty position.
Clinical Scholars must:
October 30 of each academic year
Attain knowledge and expertise to practice adult Sleep Medicine independently. Requirements for CPSO Sleep Medicine Pathway 2 are met.
Self-funding through clinical billings.
Weekly academic half day
Case discussion with staff physician during clinic, cases presented at academic half day weekly, a 3 month ITER and chart review, twice a year meeting with program directors.