The Community Oncology Program is pleased to offer professional development opportunities in oncology. These awards are designed for family physicians and nurse practitioners in the province, as well as health professionals affiliated with the Community Oncology Program, who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills in cancer care and blood disorders.
Eligible areas of training include, but are not limited to:
You can apply for:
Recipients may apply for continuing education credits through their professional organization. Family physicians may apply for self-learning credits from the College of Family Physicians in Canada.
Preference will be given to strong applicants who:
All recipients will be encouraged to commit to serving as a cancer care resource to their community or practice group at the end of the traineeship for a minimum of two years.
Family physicians and nurse practitioners who are successful applicants will be asked to commit to accepting the referral of a minimum of six new cancer patients needing a family physician over the 12 months following the completion of their traineeship. This will help support patients who lack primary care providers.
If you have any questions, please contact: