Background

Pain Medicine has recently been recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as a designated subspecialty. The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University is preparing to enroll subspecialty residents into this two-year program for July 2014.

The Western Pain Program is based out of St. Joseph's Health Care Centre, London within the Ambulatory Care Department. Information about the pain clinic can be obtained from the following link.

Training Objective

The objective of the residency program is to train candidates to be experts in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of painful conditions. Students will be trained across the spectrum of acute pain, cancer pain, and chronic non-cancer pain.

Further Information

For further information please visit the Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Department website at http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/anesthesia/education/pain_medicine_residency/index.html

Rachel Reardon
  • Rachel Reardon MD