Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Address:
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
1001 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON, M6J 1H4

Director:
Dr. Beth SprouleBScPhm, PharmD
Clinician Scientist, Residency Program Director
Phone: 416-535-8501 Ext. 36501
Fax: 416-583-1301

Coordinator/Contact:
Dr. Elnaz Haddadi, BSc, BEd, BScPhm, PharmD
Advanced Practice Clinical Leader, Residency Coordinator
Phone: 416-535-8501 ext. 36561
Fax: 416-583-1301

Program

Type: General

Focus: Addictions and Mental Health

Established in: 2000

# Positions: 2

App. deadline: October 14, 2022

Starting date: Usual start date is September (flexible)

PRAMS (Additional PRAMS requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application should be sent through PRAMS when applying by the application deadline)

  • Please include an essay describing the reasons for your interest in applying to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) residency program (max 300 words).  

Est. stipend: Approximately $32,000/year + benefits in lieu 

Vacation/holiday leave: 2 weeks

Education/Conference leave: 1 major pharmacy conference

Minimum required credentials: BScPhm or PharmD plus registered as a pharmacist in Ontario at the earliest opportunity upon admission to the program

Program highlights: The CAMH pharmacy residency program focuses on the provision of pharmaceutical care in an addictions and mental health setting.  Given the nature of the patient population, there is significant involvement in the management of common medical conditions, such as diabetes.  A rotation in general medicine is also offered at a local teaching hospital.  The residency provides multiple opportunities to develop presentation, project managment, teaching, research and leadership skills.  The resident will have the opportunity to participate in teaching activities on site and at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy.  

Core Rotations:
The resident is expected to complete the following mandatory rotations. The number of weeks allotted to the rotations is in parentheses.

  • Medication Use Systems (2 weeks) 
  • Drug Information (2 weeks) 
  • Medication Use Evaluation (2 weeks)
  • Practice Management and Leadership (3 weeks)
  • Residency Project (8 weeks) 
  • Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders (5 weeks)
  • Substance Use Disorders (5 weeks)
  • General Psychiatry (10 weeks)
  • General Internal Medicine at local teaching hospital (4 weeks)
  • Teaching (longitudinally) 

Elective Rotations:
The resident has a choice of one elective, which is 5 weeks in duration.

  • Law and Mental Health
  • Emergency 
  • Outpatient Substance Use Disorders
  • Geriatrics

 

Organization

Type: Addictions and Mental Health. Teaching hospital affiliated with University of Toronto

Number of beds: 525

Site:1001 Queen Street West (Queen and Ossington), Toronto, Ontario, M6J 1H4

Affiliation: University of Toronto

 

Residents

2022-2023
Samuel Kinahan
Braiden Cutmore

2021-2022
Kristil Almahfoud
Charlotte Boone

2020-2021
Madelynn Hannah

2019-2020
Tony Zhou

2018-2019
None

2017-2018
Ashley Morrison

2016-2017
Tianna Costa

2015-2016
Erin Budning

2014-2015
Cassandra Esposto
Rebecca Stutchbury

2013-2014
Alessandra Spadaro