These first-person accounts are intended to help learners with their career decision-making process. The story-telling format presents a “true-to-life” description of what it is really like to be a resident training in various specialties by presenting the personal experience of a Resident Doctor.

Dr. Leslie Anderson

PGY-3 Anatomical Pathology

Dr. Anees Bahji

PGY-2 Psychiatry

Dr. Melanie Bechard

PGY-1 Pediatrics

Dr. Blair Bigham

PGY-1 Emergency Medicine

Dr. Stephen Cashman

PGY-2 Family Medicine

Dr. Harman Chaudhry

PGY-3 Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Michelle Chiu

PGY-2 Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Sheryl Choo

PGY-6 Maternal Fetal Medicine

Dr. Kiran Dhillon

PGY-1 Urban Family Medicine

Dr. Tariq Esmail

PGY-2 Anaesthesiology

Dr. Bruce Fage

PGY-2 Psychiatry

Dr. Andreea Gheorghe

PGY-2 Psychiatry

Dr. Melini Gupta

PGY-1 Family Medicine

Dr. Theresa Lee

PGY-3 Family Practice Anaesthesia

Dr. Jordyn Lerner

PGY-1 Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Dr. Linna Li

PGY-4 Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Dr. Anthony Lott

PGY-2 Internal Medicine

Dr. Gordon Locke

PGY-1 Radiation Oncology

Dr. Ranita Manocha

PGY-6 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. André Martel

PGY-2 General Surgery

Dr. Tom McLaughlin

PGY-3 Pediatrics

Dr. Chris Nixon-Giles

PGY-4 Anaesthesiology

Dr. Christina Nowik


Dr. Bolu Ogunyemi

PGY-3 Dermatology

Dr. Amanda Ritsma

PGY-2 Psychiatry

Dr. Sarah Smith

PGY-2 Psychiatry

Dr. Natasha Snelgrove

PGY-5 Psychiatry

Dr. Alia Teja

PGY-5 General Internal Medicine

Dr. Natalja Tchajkova

PGY-3 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Marissa Tsoi

PGY-1 Rural Family Medicine

Dr. Jill Trinacty

PGY-5 General Endocrinology

Dr. Sian Tsuei

PGY-1 Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Dr. Carl White Ulysse

PGY-1 Anaesthesiology

Dr. James Wang

PGY-2 Pediatrics

Dr. Kimberly Williams

PGY-2 Psychiatry

Dr. Aaron Wong

PGY-1 Family Medicine

Dr. Sherman Wong

PGY-3 General Surgery

Dr. Michael Yan

PGY-1 Radiation Oncology

Dr. Kevin Zuo

PGY-2 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Disclaimer: These specialty profiles illustrate some aspects of the lives of individual residents, and convey their personal perspectives on the challenges, opportunities, and rewards of their chosen fields. These views may not be shared by all residents, as there is tremendous diversity in lifestyle, experience, and interest among the residents in each specialty.