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.

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 one- or two-year residency program provides training in naturopathic medicine in a busy naturopathic clinic in Nova Scotia. Key features of the ECNC residency include:

  • Honing diagnostic and therapeutic skills, with a focus on chronic Lyme/infections, integrative cancer care, chronic pain, autism spectrum disorder, and neurological disorders
  • Administering a wide range of intravenous and injection therapies
  • Research projects to promote the most current evidence-based patient care
The residency application package consists of four parts:

Section A (PDF) provides a detailed summary of the residency sites available, timelines, and general instructions in completing the residency package.

Section B (PDF) includes a fillable pdf for the Personal Data form and Personal Preference form you should submit to by May 25, 2018.

Section C (PDF) is a package that you can forward to your referees to complete. This also should be received by May 25, 2018.

Section D (PDF) is a fillable pdf where you submit your Residency Preference List by July 30 to Each residency site will review their applications, and select candidates they wish to interview. Interviews will occur at each residency site. Interviews may also be conducted through web-based means.


Deadline for application is Friday, May 25, 2018. The following is a calendar overview of the resident selection process.

Timeline for 2018-2019 residency application process
May 25, 2018 Deadline for residency applications (for all residency programs)
June 4 – June 15, 2018 Candidates are contacted for interviews.
June 18 – July 20, 2018 Interview period. This will be coordinated with each site.
July 23, 2018 End of interview period.
July 30, 2018 Residency Preference lists (RPL) for sites and applicants are due via e-mail.
August 7, 2018 Residency Selection Committee convenes.
August 8 - 21, 2018 Candidates are contacted.
Fall 2018 or January 2019 Official start date to be announced 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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