Why do an elective at Etobicoke General Hospital?
Busy: One of the busiest community Emergency Departments in the GTA with 75-80K visits per year and growing.
High Acuity: High volume CTAS 1 and 2 cases. Residents encouraged to work up and manage high acuity patients including trauma and cardio-pulmonary resuscitations.
Variety: Closest urban community ED to Lestor B. Pearson International Airport. Interesting pathology from tropical and aviation medicine including high volume paediatric and toxicology cases.
Procedures: Many opportunities for basic and advanced procedures including joint relocations, fracture reductions, chest tube insertions, intubations, central lines, and ED ultrasound.
Teaching: 2-3 residents per month allowing for maximum clinical exposure and bedside teaching. Residents completing 2 month electives have the opportunity to spend a dedicated period of time with an ED Orthopedic technician during their second month.
Contact information for Osler and Non-Osler Residents wishing to sign up for an elective at EGH.
CTU Director: Dr. Kamil Haider
Administrative Assistant: Luciana Laviola