Comment (Posted September 2012)
Residency Program Name: University of Ottawa, AP
Residency Program Director: Dr. Shahidul Islam
Number of residents (per year / total):
Very collegial residents; very strong forensic exposure; molecular pathology upcoming
Very little junior supervision on surgical grossing; workload can be overwhelming at first; late days on surgical sign-out;slides do not arrive until 4:30-5pm; expected to preview/dictate order stains before next am on all cases
Average work hours on surgical path?
Are you allowed to do external rotations?
Do you feel you have:
Adequate preview time? Not really, especially as juniors (6 trays limit recently adopted but difficult to get staff to comply)
Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes
Adequate AP Teaching? Yes
Adequate CP Teaching? CP is separate in Canada
Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list: none currently
CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted? n/a