Where are the programs located?
The NEEP/NoEEP programs are located in 2 communities:
- Prince George
How many seats are available for each cohort?
Total of 6 seats per cohort, 3 for each site
Who is eligible to apply?
This program is suited to physicians that currently have a rural practice, work as a rural locum or would like to do more rural work and feel that additional training would make them feel more confident.
- Active BC College of Physicians and Surgeons licence
- Strong connection to rural BC communities with intent to serve these populations
What is needed for the application package?
Do I have to apply to a specific site, or can I apply to both?
- We ask that you rank which site is your first choice
- All applications will be reviewed by both selection teams
When will I find out if I am accepted into the program?
Successful applicants can expect to receive notification 2-3 weeks after the application deadline
How am I funded during the program?
- The program is funded for 60 days of training through the Rural Coordination Center (RCC) and REAP
- $4,750 per week stipend to cover income loss
- $450 per week is to be paid to the primary preceptor, from the weekly stipend
- Travel costs of up to $2,000 for the duration of the training period
- Up to $1,000 per week for accomodation
How is the program laid out?
- The program runs for 12 consecutive weeks
- Weekly academic sessions that include a variety of EM topics
- Ultrasound training with the goal of IP certification
- Shifts scheduled in the ED, proceduralist service (Nanaimo only) and anesthesia departments where you work with a preceptor