Resident Physician of the Month

The Resident Physician of the Month Award is meant to recognize and reward outstanding resident physicians who make exceptional contributions in their academic field while still maintaining their work/life balance.

Interested in nominating someone? Fill out a nomination form here.

May 2020
Dr. Caitlin Chang
University of Calgary
Medical Genetics & Genomics

I was born in Calgary and moved to the West Coast for high school. I spent a year in Singapore on exchange during my undergraduate years and completed my M.D. at the University of Western Ontario. Currently, I am finishing up my residency in Medical Genetics and preparing to write my Royal College exam in the fall. In my free time, I enjoy yoga classes, growing giant tomato plants in the greenhouse and going for runs or indoor bike spin sessions. I am grateful for the wonderful people I’ve met and experiences I’ve had during residency and am looking forward to the next adventure in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.

 A colleague had this to say about Dr. Chang:

“Caitlin is in her 5th year of training in Medical Genetics & Genomics and throughout her training has displayed dedication to her patients and an exemplary work ethic. Additionally, as our previous chief resident physician, she was organized, approachable and supportive of the other resident physicians in the program, as well as rotating trainees. She frequently takes the lead in compiling helpful resources and tips to share with other learners, which is highly appreciated. Caitlin is also committed to research, dedicating time towards rare disease research, as well as a medical education project. Despite her busy schedule, Caitlin maintains balance outside of work through hiking, cooking, nurturing an impressive selection of plants in her greenhouse and hosting resident physician get togethers. We feel that Caitlin is highly deserving of this award.”

Congratulations Dr. Chang!


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