General Internal Medicine: Resident Resources

For Current Residents


To appeal a Board of Examiners decision, the resident must submit in writing a Notice of Appeal to the Appeals Committee indicating an intention to appeal within a maximum of two weeks (10 working days) after receiving written notice of the decision to be appealed.

For more information on the Appeals Committee, basis for appeals, guidelines and process, please refer to the Faculty of Medicine websiteor call the Faculty Affairs Officer at 416-978-2711 or via email.


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Formal Educational Curriculum

Within the GIM Training Program there is mandatory and elective content. Residents in the two year subspecialty program have 13 blocks of mandatory training. These 13 blocks may be spread out between the two years of the program, with elective experiences interspersed.

Program requirements

  • CTU Team Leader x 2
  • Medical Consults x 2
  • Hospitalist x 2
  • Community Medicine x 1
  • Critical Care Medicine x 1
  • Obstetrical Medicine x 1
  • Longitudinal GIM Clinic PGY4
  • Longitudinal GIM Clinic PGY5
  • Cardiac Diagnostics x 1
  • Electives x 3
  • Scholarly x 3

Resident Safety Policy

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Objectives of Training in the Subspecialty of General Internal Medicine

Applying for Elective Training in General Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto

There are numerous elective opportunities available in General Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto affiliated teaching hospitals.

Elective Training Checklist:

  • Obtain approval from a preceptor
  • Obtain approval from your home Program Director
  • Obtain approval from the GIM Program Director at the University of Toronto
  • Register your elective with PGME

For further details regarding elective training in the General Internal Medicine Residency Program please contact Hayley Spence at

Roles and Responsibilities of Residents and Attending Physicians on the Clinical Teaching Units

The division of GIM has created documents outlining the roles and responsibilities of attending physicians, senior residents, and junior residents on the General Internal Medicine Clinical Teaching Units.