McMaster University

McMaster University


Available through some clinical programs such as palliative care or pain management. Other traineeship may be made available on individual basis in collaboration with clinical departments.

Elements considered in accommodating traineeships provided within the FHS include::

  • Nature of clinical activity and patient contact (to determine license and credentials requirements)
  • Identification of a FHS supervisor or mentor
  • Learning objectives
  • Duration of traineeship
  • Process for feedback and evaluation
  • The availability of funding

Procedure: Requests for traineeships are reviewed on an individual basis in collaboration with the Postgraduate Medical Education office and the relevant clinical department Chair. In the case of traineeships that involve the clinical activities and direct patient contact, appropriate credentialing is required and arrangements are made with the local affiliated teaching hospitals.

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