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Fellowship Certification Program Info

Message From the Chair, CSC National Stroke Fellowship Certification Program Committee

Dear Colleague,

CSC's National Stroke Fellowship Certification Program facilitates standardization of advanced stroke training and evaluation of trainees across Canada. Supported by input and active collaboration from all stakeholders, the CSC Stroke Fellowship Committee has developed a standardized national curriculum with training objectives, evaluation methods, learning tools, program requirements, and 3 levels of stroke certification for fellows.


Training objectives and core competencies

Basic program requirements 

Evaluation methods and online learning tools

Three levels of stroke certification for fellows tailored to their objectives

        o Stroke Certificate: 6 months

        o Stroke Expert: 12 months

        o Stroke Scholar: 24 months 

This program serves to further strengthen the excellence of stroke medicine specialty training in Canada and will enable fellows trained in Canada to complete their fellowship with an official certification from the CSC. Please access more information about the program, including a list of active fellowship programs, via the links below.

Training Requirements and General Objectives

Curriculum and Required Exposure

Active Stroke Fellowship Programs in Canada

Program Registration Form


With warmest regards,

Alexandre Poppe, MD CM FRCPC

Chair, National Stroke Fellowship Certification Program Committee