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Postgraduate Medical Education

Area of Focused Competence (AFC) Programs

Area of Focused Competence (AFC) are diploma programs recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.  They focus on an area of medical expertise that is not a requirement for specialty or subspecialty disciplines. These programs, with the exception of the Clinician Educator program, are only completed post certification. Applications are submitted directly to the AFC Program. For more information please contact the program directly.

Program Program Director Program Assistant
Clinician Educator Program Dr. Teresa Chan Jordan Hamilton
Cardiac Electrophysiology Dr. Divakara Menon Diana Brierley
Adult Echocardiography Dr. Omid Salehian Diana Brierley
Adult Interventional Cardiology Dr. Shamir Mehta Diana Brierley
Solid Organ Donation Dr. Azim Gangji Wendy Clarke
Adult Thrombosis Medicine Dr. Vinai Bhagirath Sue Lambier
Transfusion Medicine Dr. Michelle Zeller Jessica Clarke