Clinical Immunology & Allergy Residency Program

Rotation-Specific Goals and Objectives for Immunodeficiency Clinics

During the immunodeficiency rotation, the resident will achieve the following in their role as:


  1. Acquire an appropriate knowledge of basic science and clinical principles of immunodeficiency diseases both primary and secondary.
  2. Become proficient in the diagnosis, investigation and management of immunodeficiency conditions.
  3. Learn the principles and practical considerations of therapeutic modalities utilized in immunodeficiency diseases.


  1. Form therapeutic relationships with patients/families with immunodeficiency conditions.
  2. Obtain and synthesize relevant information from patients/families/health care professionals with regards to immunodeficiency conditions.
  3. Discuss appropriate information with the patient/family/health care professionals. Provide appropriate advice and instruction for therapies related to immunodeficiency conditions including infection treatment and control, bone marrow transplantation, and other immunomodulatory therapies.
  4. Conveys effective oral and written information around medical encounter.


  1. Can work effectively with members of the Immunodeficiency diseases health care team to develop comprehensive care plan for the patient.


  1. Manages time and sets priorities to balance patient care, learning needs and personal life.
  2. Allocate finite health care resources.
  3. Utilize information technology to optimize patient care, maintain life-long learning.


  1. Identify situations in immunodeficiency population where patient advocacy is required.
  2. Acts as a patient advocate where appropriate.


  1. Develops, implements and monitors a personal continuing education strategy with regards to relevant immunodeficiency diseases.
  2. Critically evaluates medical information and its sources with regards to immunodeficiency problems, and applies it appropriately to practice decisions.
  3. Facilitates learning of patients/families/health care professionals with regards to immunodeficiency problems.
  4. Attends and contributes to learning events where appropriate


  1. Deliver the highest quality care with integrity, honesty and compassion.
  2. Exhibit appropriate personal and interpersonal professional behaviors.
  3. Respect diversity of age, gender, disability, intelligence and socioeconomic status.
  4. Practice medicine ethically, consistent with the obligations of a physician.
  5. Exhibits punctuality.