Residency Opportunities

CCNM offers residencies across Canada

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CCNM is committed to providing high quality postgraduate residence 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.

1. CCNM CLINICAL RESIDENCY – North York, Ontario

Number of positions: 3

This two-year residency provides training in general naturopathic medicine, while nurturing skills in teaching and leadership. Key duties of the CCNM clinical resident include:

  • Assist in the clinical training and supervision of interns at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (RSNC) and at satellite clinics
  • Develop and maintain a private clinical practice
  • Support the ND program as a teaching assistant/small group facilitator for selected courses
  • Complete an approved research project by the end of each residency year


Number of positions: 1

This two-year residency program provides training in naturopathic medicine in a busy naturopathic clinic, with a focus on chronic Lyme/infections, integrative cancer care, chronic pain, autism spectrum disorder, and neurological disorders. Key duties of the ECNC resident include:

  • Resident - patient interactions (20-30 hours per week)
  • Research activities (five hours per week)
  • Continuing education, practice management, and mentorship opportunities


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

Timeline for 2018-2019 residency application process
April 2, 2018 Deadline for residency applicants.
April 23 - 30, 2018 Candidates are contacted for interviews.
April 30 - May 28, 2018 Interview period. This will be coordinated with each site.
June 1, 2018 Residency preference lists (RPL) for sites and applicants (email).
June 8, 2018 Residency matching committee convenes.
June 11 - July 6, 2018 Candidates are contacted.
Fall 2018 or December 2018 - January 2019 Official start date depending on the residency.

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.


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

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