The CNMD offers a comprehensive training program in neuromuscular disease (NMD), including novel diagnostic techniques such as next generation sequencing and the comprehensive NMD clinics in several disciplines (i.e. Neurology, Genetics, Physiatry, Medical Imaging, Pathology, Respirology etc). Medical students, residents andf fellows can participate in neuromuscular subspecialty clinics including genetic neuromuscular clinics, the myotonic dystrophy clinic, the myasthenia gravis clinic, the multidisciplinary ALS clinic, and the traumatic peripheral nerve clinic at the . The Ottawa Neuromuscular Centre also offers a 1-year clinical fellowship with specialized training in the interpretation of MRI in myopathies, ultrasound for neuromuscular conditions, and muscle biopsies as well as multiple research opportunities.
Through the community outreach efforts of the Centre, students will be linked to a number of patient groups, which will provide volunteer opportunities and allow trainees to make a difference in the community while gaining valuable professional experience. Fundraising efforts of the Centre will provide financial support for the recruitment of clinical and research fellows.