Discover an innovative approach to family medicine, in a warm Maritime community. 


When you complete your residency with the Department of Family Medicine at Dalhousie University, you’ll find yourself rewarded personally and professionally. You’ll be advancing the healthcare of your neighbours, friends, and families, and contribute to something bigger than yourself. Plus, with the assistance of our clinical faculty, you’ll be part of the kind of research, primary care academics, and advanced patient care that ensures a bright future for your career.


Friendly, authentic, beautiful communities to call home.

Your opportunity to serve the health of a community is also your chance to immerse yourself in a wonderful new home. Community is at the core of our residency program, and residents find that they and their families quickly become part of these large and small communities across the Maritimes.


Cutting-edge research and innovative practices.

Our approach is to cultivate the sharing of knowledge between learner and teacher, and encourage the growth and improvement of the field of medicine. We believe in working partnerships with patients, learners and colleagues. Low resident to supervisor teaching ratios ensures that residents’ objectives are a top priority.  


Competitive salary and benefits packages.

Of course the rewards are more than monetary. But no matter which Maritime community you decide to call home, you will receive a generous compensation package during your training.


Choose the community and practice that’s right for you.

Our reach extends to urban and rural communities throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. Explore our eleven community sites to learn which fits you best.