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Impact of COVID-19 on Residency Education

The Royal College is working together with postgraduate deans, specialty committees, schools, programs and partners across Canada to monitor the impacts of the pandemic on all aspects of the learning environment, and support programs to meet national standards. As the situation evolves and new information emerges, this page will be updated with the most current information. (last update January 21, 2022)

Committed to ongoing updates as this situation evolves

We know how essential information is in today’s environment. The impacts of COVID-19 have touched many aspects of residency and continuing education. We appreciate how hard all involved are working to support training. We are committed and actively working to identify opportunities to provide guidance to address your concerns. We will continue to share information, both by email to those directly working on CBD and on updates to this webpage, with guidance on how to continue to meet the training requirements of programs in this changing learning environment.

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Resident Affiliate membership is free and provides residents in accredited programs access to a number of Royal College services including:

  • Accumulating credits during residency that can be applied to your continuing professional development (CPD) requirements following certification
  • Regular updates from the Royal College

Stay informed on Royal College announcements including impacts of COVID-19.

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