Addictions - CAMH
Addiction Program - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
The Centre for Addiction and MentalHealth (CAMH) is an international centre of excellence in clinical treatment,research, education and training in Addiction Medicine. Clinical services spana continuum of care that includes both the 100 Stokes Street (outpatient)and the 60 White Squirrel Way (inpatient) sites. Specialised addiction trainingin the areas of nicotine, alcohol, opioid and benzodiazepine dependencetreatment, medication management including methadone and buprenorphinemaintenance, counselling, withdrawal management, and concurrent disorders isavailable. Off-site rotations include inpatient consultations in a generalhospital as well as maternal and neonatal care. Selective rotations are offeredin pain and addiction, adolescent medicine,treatment of health professionals, and clinical research, among others.
Our clinical fellowship is an opportunity for physicians to develop clinical skills in treating substance use disorders. Our fellows are prepared to act as independent experts in Addiction Medicine or to include it within the practice of their primary speciality. Our faculty are leaders in the field of Addiction Medicine and our goal is to mentor our colleagues to advance the field of Addiction Medicine. The fellow also has the option of participating in the academic programs of the DFCM (e.g. Academic Fellowship, Masters, Leadershiptraining) on a part-time basis and will have many opportunities to teach other trainees during the fellowship. The fellow may also arrange a weekly "half-day back" in their primary speciality.
Prerequisites for the clinical fellowshipinclude certification in a medical specialty and license to practice in Ontario(conditional acceptance for those writing certification exams this year).Minimum TOEFL scores as set out by the Faculty of Medicine are also requiredfor physicians whose first language is not English.
Payment of ClinicalFellows is currently at the PGY3 level.
A personal statement,curriculum vitae, letter of recommendation from the Program Director where theapplicant completed residency and two additional letters of reference arerequired. Selection is based on qualifications of applicants and a shortinterview.
Please send applications to:
Departmentof Family and Community Medicine (DFCM)
University of Toronto – Faculty of Medicine
500 University Ave., 5th Floor
Toronto, ON M5G 1V7
Phone: (416) 978-1019 Fax: (416) 978-8179
Application Deadline: October 15, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: December 6, 2013
Resident Acceptance of Position Deadline: December 19,2013
Program Director: Dr. Dale Wiebe Addiction Medicine Program
** Applications will continue to be accepted after thedeadline only if there are still positions open. **