Geri-COPE Chair-Dr. Maria Hussain:


The Royal College training documents for Geriatric Psychiatry, as well as the Subspecialty Examination information can be found at:

A full list of accredited programs in Psychiatry and program directors contact information across Canada is available on the Royal College website:

Subspecialty Application Dates 2020:

  • Application deadline: Tuesday September 1, 2020
  • Interview period: September 28 – October 15, 2020
  • First offers to be sent out Friday, October 30, 2020
  • Candidates have until Thursday, November 5, 2020, to accept (2 pm EST)
  • Second offers to be sent out Thursday, November 5, 2020 after 2pm EST

Interested applicants should contact program directors directly.

Note that after second offers have been sent, applications for any remaining spots will be re-opened to all candidates; it is not necessary to have applied in the first round of applications.