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Residency Opportunities

CCNM offers residencies across Canada

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CCNM is committed to providing high quality postgraduate residency experiences for a limited number of qualified graduates from Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME) accredited naturopathic medicine programs. The residencies consist of increasingly independent clinical experiences, research opportunities, structured mentoring, and advanced clinically focused curriculum components.

Why should you pursue a residency? Watch this helpful video with Dr. Bryan Rade, ND (owner of East Coast Naturopathic Clinic) to learn more about the great benefits of becoming a resident.

CANADIAN COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE - Toronto, Ontario

Number of positions: 3

The role is a two-year residency program at CCNM. There are three positions available, and the start date is fall 2021. Key features of the residency include:

  • Assisting in the clinical training and supervision of interns at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (RSNC) and at satellite clinics
  • Being a teaching assistant/small group facilitator for selected courses
  • Participating on at least one College committee
  • Completing an approved research project by the end of each residency year
  • Engage in student evaluations including Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)
  • Supporting the biannual file audit process for the RSNC
  • Develop and maintain a private clinical practice (4 hours/week in the first year)
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean, Curriculum and Residency Program

EAST COAST NATUROPATHIC CLINIC - Bedford, Nova Scotia

Number of positions: 1

The role is a two-year residency in Bedford, Nova Scotia in a busy clinic that houses two NDs and two naturopathic residents currently. Patients with a spectrum of concerns come to the clinic, with a focus on chronic Lyme/infections, integrative cancer care, chronic pain, autism spectrum disorder, and neurological disorders. Key features of the residency include:

  • Resident-patient interactions
  • Research activities
  • Practice management
  • Continuing education
  • Mentorship
Learn more about this residency (PDF)

INTEGRATIVE CANCER CENTRE - Toronto, Ontario

Number of positions: 1

This position is ideal for a naturopathic medicine graduate who has a specific interest in cancer care and research. The role is a two-year residency program at the Integrative Cancer Clinic (ICC) located within the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine endorsed by American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (ABNO). There is one position available with a fall 2021 start date. Key features of the residency include:

  • Assisting in the clinical training and supervision of interns at the Integrative Cancer Centre (ICC)
  • Participating in patient care at the ICC
  • Engaging in public educational talks on the topic of naturopathic integrative oncology
  • Supervising the patients receiving infusion therapy
  • Completing an approved research project
  • Oncology rotations at Sunnybrook, Southlake Regional Hospital, and Markham-Stouffville
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director, Integrative Cancer Centre
Learn more about this residency (PDF)

THE CENTRE FOR HEALTH INNOVATION – Ottawa, Ontario

Number of positions: 1

This position is ideal for a naturopathic medicine graduate who has a specific interest in both cancer care and research. Expectation is that the resident will be parenterally trained by the start of the residency, and demonstrate interest in research, ideally with a publication history. The role is a one-year renewable residency program at Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC). There is one position available, and the start date is fall 2021. Key features of the residency include:

  • Clinic care: 40 to 50% of time
  • Mix of cancer care and regular care
  • Additional compensation through patient consultations
  • Possible component of intravenous therapies
  • Research: 50 to 60% of time
  • Training in GCP and ethics
  • Involvement in observational and clinical research
  • Involvement in synthesis research and medical writing
  • Opportunities to present at and to attend conferences
Learn more about this residency (PDF)

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit the AANMC website to apply online and learn more about the application process: https://aanmc.org/naturopathic-residencies

The following is a calendar overview of the resident selection process.

Timelines
February 8, 2021 (12 a.m. EST) Residency application period opens
March 8, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EST) Deadline for faculty evals & transcripts
March 15, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT) Deadline to submit credentials order
March 21, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT) Deadline to submit applications to the AANMC portal
Monday, April 5, 2021 (8 a.m. EDT) Start of the interview period
Friday, June 4, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT) End of the interview period
Friday, June 11, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT) Deadline to submit rank list
Friday, June 18, 2021 (8 p.m. EDT) Match day

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants can only list in their ranking those sites for which they were interviewed and willing to accept the residency position if matched, regardless of the listed rank. Also, residency sites will only list in their ranking, those residents they would be willing to accept, regardless of the listed rank.

Learn more about residencies associated with other CNME schools.

QUESTIONS?

For information on CCNM residencies and affiliate sites, please contact:
Dr. Jasmine Carino, ND
Associate Dean of Curriculum and Residency
(416) 498-1255 ext. 301

jcarino@ccnm.edu

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