Enhanced Skills

Memorial University’s Discipline of Family Medicine offers Enhanced Skills training in Emergency Medicine, Care of the Elderly and Care of Underserved Populations. These fellowship programs assist family medicine residents and family physicians in broadening their clinical practice in these specialized areas.  
Application is open to family medicine residents currently enrolled in a Family Medicine Residency Training Program in Canada or practising family physicians (CCFP certified or eligible to sit the CCFP examination). 

Category 1 Programs

A six-month program for Care of the Elderly may be available to physicians returning from practice. External funding would be required. This application would occur outside of CaRMS. If interested in more details, please contact the Program Director and/or the Academic Program Assistant.

Category 2 Program

Contact Information

If you have specific questions regarding one of the Enhanced Skills Programs, please contact the Enhanced Skills Program Director or the individual Program Director.

Dr. Peter Rogers, BSc MD CCFP(EM) 
Enhanced Skills Program Director 
Care of the Elderly Enhanced Skills Program Director

Dr. Peter Rogers, BSc MD CCFP(EM)
Emergency Medicine Enhanced Skills Program Director

Dr. Susan Mercer, MD CCFP(COE) 
Care of the Elderly Enhanced Skills Program Director

Dr. Françoise Guigné, MD, CCFP
Care of Underserved Populations Enhanced Skills Program Director

Kimberly Parsons
Academic Program Assistant


Family Medicine Enhanced Skills Residency Program
Discipline of Family Medicine, Room 2743G
Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John’s, NL A1B 3V6

Telephone: 709-864-6535
Fax: 709-777-7913