Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology

Program Director: 
Dr. Sari Kives
Staff, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Toronto

Contact: 
Education Coordinator
Section of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology
555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
Tel: (416) 813-6188
Email: pag.education@sickkids.ca

Site: Hospital for Sick Children

Application Deadline: Submit Application Form by July 1st of each year (for the following academic year) 

Program Information 

The Paediatric Gynaecology Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto, is a 1-year program. If the Fellow is an International Candidate, the one year may include the Pre-Assessment Program component. The length of the Preassessment Program varies (4-12 weeks). 

The Fellowship will focus on the diagnosis and management of congenital reproductive tract anomalies, paediatric and adolescent gynecologic malignancies, gynecologic disorders in medically ill children, reproductive endocrinopathies affecting children, common problems in pediatric gynecology, adolescent pregnancy and surgical techniques, pre- and postoperative care in paediatric patients.

During the year, the fellow will participate in general pediatric gynecology clinics, the Combined Gynecology-Endocrinology clinic, The Multidisciplinary Urogenital Clinic, Combined Contraceptive Clinic, Young Mothers Program (Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic) and in the latter half of the fellowship will have an independent Fellow Clinic, supervised by one of the attending physicians.  During the year, the fellow will rotate through the Pediatric Surgery Service for a period of 6 weeks. The fellow will also participate in an ambulatory rotation comprised of clinics in adolescent medicine, SCAN, Dermatology, and Urology.

Call responsibilities for the fellow include a 1 in 3 home call rota for pediatric gynecology. During the Pediatric Surgery Rotation the fellow will participate in the call rota at the level of a resident.  After completion of the ambulatory rotation, the fellow will join the SCAN team for on call for acute sexual assault cases.

Objectives 

The overall intent of the program is to prepare fellows for all aspects of the independent practice of Pediatric Gynecology in an academic or community setting. Upon successful completion of the program, fellows will receive a certificate documenting completion of their fellowship year.

For more specific information on the goals and objectives please click here

For a complete program description, please click here

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