Room 416 Bethune Building
1276 South Park St.
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Thank you for your interest in the Adult Haematology Program at Dalhousie University.
We currently have an active program with two residents in fifth year and two residents in fourth year.
We feel we offer an outstanding and nationally competitive training program with excellence in clinical haematology as well as strong laboratory rotations and research opportunities.
I look forward to hearing from you and please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or require further information.
Medical school transcript
Number of letters: 3
Statement of Career Plans
Acceptably meets all Dalhousie University requirements
Applications submitted after the file review has opened on August 24, 2011 :
- will be considered
References and other supporting documents which arrive after the file review has opened on August 24, 2011
- will be considered
Date(s) of Interview: October 13th, 2011
Our group has been very successful in research in all areas of haematology including stem cell transplant, malignant haematology, thrombosis and bleeding disorders. The following is a list of the clinical faculty and their primary focus:
David Anderson, thrombosis
Stephen Couban, lymphoma and stem cell transplant
Sudeep Shivakumar, thrombosis
Wanda Hasegawa, CML and stem cell transplant
Andrea Kew, AML and stem cell transplant
David MacDonald, lymphoma
Sue Robinson, bleeding disorders
Darrell White, myeloma and stem cell transplant
We also offer fellowship programs in transfusion medicine, stem cell transplant and lymphoma and recently had fellows in each.
The program is 2 years in duration and includes:
6 months haematopathology (over 2 years)
4 months research (over 2 years)
2 months stem cell transplant
2 months general haematology inpatient ward
2 months consultation
2 months ambulatory care
2 months thrombosis/haemostasis ambulatory care
1 month paediatric haematology
1 month medical oncology
2 months elective
We are able to offer flexibility within the program depending on the residents’ interests and future career plans.
The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre is a multi-facility tertiary and quaternary health sciences centre. The two principal training hospitals are the Halifax Infirmary and the Victoria General Hospital. The children's hospital next door also serves as a training site, for rotations in Pediatric Haematology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.