Clinical training oportunities are available for in the following capacities:
Second Year Medical Students with the University of Toronto's Health in Community Program: Community Based Service-Learning (CBSL) Stream
the Nicotine Dependence Service (NDS), are partnered with the University of
Toronto's Health in Community Program for second year medical students in the
Community Based Service-Learning stream. As a student, you can experience first-hand
how the NDS acts as a partner in health by leading a variety of projects under
the direction of an assigned supervisor.
Note: this program is reserved for second year medical students at the University of Toronto, only.
For more information, contact the CBSL Placement Officer:
Residents (Family Medicine, Pediatric and Psychiatry) and Clinical Fellows (Family Medicine and Psychiatry)
and longitudinal elective resident placements as well as long-term clinical
fellowship placements are offered at our Nicotine Dependence Clinic (NDC). As a
residents or fellow, you can conduct client assessments and follow-up
appointments related to the client's tobacco dependence treatment.
For more information, contact the placement coordinators for residents (Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and Pediatric) and clinical fellows:
|||Dr. Nikki Bozinoff (Family Medicine and Psychiatry)|
Physician Lead, Addictions Education Coordination, CAMH
Dr. Trisha Tulloch (Pediatric)
Physician, Medical Affairs Administration, CAMH
|||Danica Furtado-Fernandes (Clinical Fellows)|
Addictions Education Coordinator, CAMH
Nursing and Social Work Students
and social work placements are available at the Nicotine Dependence Clinic (NDC).
These placements include training in conducting patient assessments, follow-up
appointments related to the patient's tobacco dependence treatment needs, and
patient group facilitation.
For more information, contact the placement coordinator for nursing students:
For more information, contact the placement coordinator for social work students:
Evelyn Neilas (on leave for 2018-2019)|
MSW Educational Coordinator, CAMH
Phone: 416-535-8501 ext. 30443
Social Worker Education, CAMH
Phone: 416-535-8501 ext. 32465
Advanced Practice Clinic Leader, CAMH
Phone: 416-535-8501 ext. 32512
Clinical Volunteers and Observers
Volunteers with the Nicotine Dependence Clinic (NDC) gain valuable experience interacting with and assisting clients seeking tobacco dependence treatment. If you would like to volunteer, the minimum expected time commitment is one year.
Clinical observers at the NDC may be able to attend individual and/or group client appointments; however, they are not permitted to contribute to these sessions and client consent must be obtained prior to any observational session.
For more information, contact the placement coordinator for clinical volunteers:
For more information, contact the placement coordinator for clinical observers: