Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai Hospital

600 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 1X5

Director: Patricia Macgregor, BSc(Hons), RPH
Director of Pharmacy
Phone: 416-669-3715 (cell)

Coordinator/Contact: Christinne Duclos, BScPhm, PharmD
Clinical Practice Leader and Residency Coordinator


Residency Program

Type: General
Established in: 1980
# Positions: 2
App. deadline: as set by HPRFO
Starting date: September
Est. stipend: $32,000 per annum + benefits in lieu
Benefits: % in lieu of benefits
Vacation/holiday leave: 2 weeks
Education/conference leave: 2 conferences (generally PPC and 1 other)

Program highlights: General program that emphasizes the development and application of advance practice skills in the provision of direct patient care.  The resident will have the opportunity to be an active participant in many of our multidisciplinary health teams and promote the integration of evidence into the decision making process for the patients they are responsible for.  Mandatory rotations include medicine, surgery, cardiology, infectious disease, neonatology, drug information, clinical teaching, administration and drug distribution.  In addition, at the end of the Residency, there is a liaison rotation where the resident covers a service.  This serves to help bridge the resident into practice.

Elective rotations include: Psychiatry, Acute Pain, Geriatric Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, ER and Family Health.

Required Rotations:

  • Distribution: 3 weeks
  • Administration: 1 week +
  • Drug Information: 4 weeks
  • General Medicine: 5 weeks
  • General Surgery (IBD)/TPN: 4 weeks
  • Cardiology: 4 weeks, or Infectious Disease: 4 weeks
  • Perinatology: 4 weeks
  • Clinical Teaching: 4-5 weeks
  • Project: 6 weeks
  • Liaison: 4 weeks

Elective Rotations:

  • Resident generally has a choice of 3 electives
  • Psychiatry: 3 weeks
  • Emergency Medicine: 3 weeks
  • Critical Care: 3 weeks
  • Acute Pain Service: 3 weeks
  • Oncology: 3 weeks
  • Geriatric Medicine: 3 weeks
  • Family Health Team: 3 weeks

Minimum required credentials: BScPhm plus eligibility for licensure in Ontario.


Type: Tertiary care teaching hospital
Number of beds: 472
Sites: Mount Sinai Hospital
Affiliation: University of Toronto

Previous Residents

Sarah McKenna
Ashlie McGuire
Noreen Jamal
Najla Tabbara

Stephanie Lovering
Wenya Miao

Tara Farquharson
Kristiina Principe

Michelle Yang
Natalia Persad

Ruby Liang
Anthony Amadio