Pediatric Medical Education

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario is committed to excellence in the programs we have established at the undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education levels. 

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario is a tertiary care children's hospital that provides the only pediatric inpatient services in the Ottawa-Carleton region, and serves a referral population of over 1,500,000. The training program in pediatrics based at CHEO has excellent patient volume and diversity in both the inpatient and outpatient units. The program offers exposure to primary, secondary and tertiary level models for provision of care to children. 
The Department of Pediatrics Continuing Medical Education Programs offers educational events which are primarily aimed at physicians in practice. These sessions are designed to help maintain and develop physicians' knowledge in order to provide optimal health care.

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