Cardiac rehabilitation program
Interdisplinary clinic with psychologist, pharmacist, dietician, nurse practitioners, and diabetic nurse educator
Visiting pediatrician, pediatric and adult respirology, ENT, endocrinology, orthopedic, dermatology
Local general surgeon, internal medicine with cardiology focus, OB/GYN, radiologist
Dr. Appavoo & Dr. Neal
One PGY1 resident & One PGY2 Resident.
The Maitland Valley Medical Centre (http://www.mvfht.ca) is a family health organization (commencing October 2008) and part of the Maitland Valley Family Health Team. It is a multidisciplinary medical clinic equipped with electronic medical records.
Alexandra Marine and General Hospital (http://www.amgh.ca) is across the street from the Maitland Valley Medical Centre. It is a 54-bed hospital with a multitude of local and visiting specialists.
Typical rural population consisting of patients of all ages.
Goderich (http://www.goderich.on.ca) is a town of 8,000 situated along the shores of Lake Huron. The surrounding area population is around 15,000. It is renowned for its natural beauty and three fantastic beaches.
Beautiful, fully-furnished apartment.
Week in the Life of...Edit
In PGY1, a typical day will consist of inpatient work in the morning, followed by office into the afternoon. There will be attendance at an OB clinic staffed by local family physicians once to twice a week. Emergency room shifts will depend on the schedule of the preceptors – usually 1-2 shifts per week.
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On-call according to PAIRO rules.