Program Aim

To train next generation clinician-scientists and research Pathologists with transdisciplinary competence in histopathology, genomics, proteomics, molecular cytogenetics and advanced molecular micro-imaging techniques.

Application Procedure & Eligibility

  • Residents who wish to have research training during residency within requirements of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada
  • Pathologists who recently completed residency in anatomical pathology, hematologic or general pathology
  • Pathologists who wish to develop expertise in molecular pathology research (sabbatical).

Admission criteria include applicants with demonstrated excellent residency record and genuine motivation in molecular translational research. 

Program Selection

  • 2-year Research Fellowship
  • Sabbatical Training (6-month up to 1-year)
  • 1-year basic science research as part of the Royal College of Physicians Canada residency (seperate or as part of 2-year fellowship)
  • 3-month elective

Collaborating Training Centres

University Health Network - Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital (OCI/PMH), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA), Vancouver, British Columbia, BC, Canada

Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute (SACRI), Calgary, Alberta, Canada

This Training Program is supported by:

The Terry Fox Foundation


Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)


Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

Last Updated ( February 28, 2014 )