Medical Education

At Nova Scotia Health Authority, we take our role as the largest academic health science network in Atlantic Canada seriously. We work closely with the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine to cultivate an environment of lifelong learning and education for  medical students and residents. This alliance provides our learners with access to quality education, first-rate mentoring and world-class research in both classroom and practical settings.  

The Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs designed to equip the next generation of health care professionals. As part of the largest health-science education network in the Maritimes, Dalhousie University also offers access to world-class research, continuing education programs, conferences for health care professionals along with an international health education strategy.   

DalMedix is an online resource giving educators and learners the ability to access and exchange files, news, images, events, surveys and discusions regardless of location. 

The Canadian Association of Interns and Residents is a national representative body for more than 7,500 residents and interns across Canada. 

The Canadian Medical Protective Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting the professional integrity of Canadian physicians.

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia is responsible for regulating, registering and licensing all physicians in the province. 

Doctors Nova Scotia is a professional association representing the more than 3,500 physicians in the province including practicing physicians,retired physicians, medical students and residents.

Maritime Resident Doctors is a not-for-profit association run by residents to represent the interests of residents training at Dalhousie University. 

The QEII Simulation Based Learning Program provides trainees and professionals a place to learn and practice skills and techniques in a simulated clinical environment. 

Resident Resources