Allergy and Clinical Immunology
The Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology runs the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Subspecialty Education Program. The section has 2 GFT and 2 non-GFT physicians and 0 PhD researchers.
Clinical Immunology and Allergy focuses on the diagnosis and management of allergic disorders, asthma, chronic urticaria, angioedema, drug allergy, stinging insect allergy as well as immunodeficiency. The Section is predominantly an out-patient ambulatory care specialty, but we also provide inpatient consultation at all hospitals of the WRHA. Currently we have 3 physicians with clinics at Health Sciences Centre and Grace Hospital. Interest in Clinical Immunology and Allergy as a career has risen in the past several years. There is high demand for rotations by residents through our RCPS of Canada approved training program. Subspecialty residents, Internal Medicine residents and medical students are involved in a variety of research projects, with presentations at national and international meetings.