Electives Offered: Radiology, surgery, anesthesiology. More to be announced in 2020.
About the Hospital: Located approximately 150 kilometers northwest of Ottawa, the Pembroke Regional Hospital delivers a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services to a mixed urban and rural population of approximately 55,000 residents in the City of Pembroke, the Town of Petawawa, and surrounding municipalities.
With the dedicated support of 750 staff members, an engaged physician community and hundreds of active volunteers, the Pembroke Regional Hospital provides acute services in emergency and intensive care, medical/surgical care, acute mental health, orthopaedics and obstetrics. The Hospital has a full range of rehabilitation services, is the designated District Stroke Centre for our region, and provides community-based mental health services throughout Renfrew County. Chemotherapy, dialysis and a variety of ambulatory care clinics are offered on an outpatient basis through partnerships with regional centres and nearby specialists.
The Hospital offers a full range of diagnostic services including computed tomography, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), nuclear medicine and mammography.
Available to: Internal Medicine Residents and Cardiology Fellows from University of Ottawa and from other Canadian Universities on discretion
Elective Offered: Community Cardiology
Description: Students will participate in evaluation of patients, consultations and followup visits in clinics at the Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre (OCC) and the Cardiopulmonary Centre at the Riverside Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. Students will have one-on-one supervision and interaction with cardiologists from the OCC. In addition, students will have the opportunity to observe all aspects of cardiac testing including cardiac catheterization and participate in reading sessions of non-invasive cardiac testing
Length of Clerkship: 2-4 weeks
Location: Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre and Riverside Campus Cardiopulmonary Centre – Ottawa Hospital
Medical Education Supervisors: Drs. Joel Niznick, John Dawdy, John Fulop, and Rob Maranda (students will be scheduled with all physicians)
About the Hospital: The Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre was founded in 1986 by Dr. Joel Niznick and Dr. Brendan Quinn. It was originally situated in the Kilborn Medical Centre at Bank and Kilborn known as Kilborn Cardiology Consultants. The practice relocated to its current location in 1992 and the name of the practice was changed to the Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre on January 1, 2000 to reflect the broader mission.
OCC practice has always reflected their mission to provide rapid access to cardiovascular diagnosis, treatment and in particular prevention. Our focus as well as to provide comprehensive continuing care is to ensure implementation of the latest evidence based advances in cardiovascular medicine to all our patients. Over the years they have expanded their services and administrative and technical staff to support an expanding demand for the OCC model of clinical service.
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