All Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine fellowships require application submission through UO Campus. Documents must be uploaded between Jan 1st and June 30th for a start date of the following July. Please note that applications received by mail, email or fax are no longer accepted.
In order to be admissible for a fellowship position, you must meet the following criteria:
have a medical degree from an accredited institution listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools
have successfully completed a specialty program before the beginning of the fellowship;
be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) or another recognized international certification board (organization outside of Canada and the United States that certifies medical specialists.), or at a minimum, have completed a residency program and be admissible to take the Royal College, CFPC or USA certification exams.
have successfully completed an English proficiency test, if applicable. See Language requirements below.
Must provide proof of English or French language proficiency through ONE of the following:
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academics with a minimum score of 7 in each component, OR;
TOEFL-Ibt; passing score of 93 including a minimum score of 24 on the speaking section, OR;
Occupational English Test (OET)-Medicine with a minimum grade of B in each component
Candidates for whom their primary and secondary, medical school education was conducted in English or French, proof must be attached to application, OR;
World Directory of Medical Schools Language Option – If the instruction and the language of patient care at the undergraduate medical school was conducted completely in English or French, then a candidate can submit a copy or printout of the World Directory of Medical Schools website listing the medical school which clearly states that the language of instruction is English or French.
Note that you may apply only to a Clinical Fellowship in the same discipline (or subdiscipline) in which you are recognized as a specialist.
How to apply
If you have not attended or applied to uOttawa previously, you need to create an account via the uoCampus admissions portal.
The application process is done entirely online in 2 steps.
You will first be required to create an account in the uoCampus admissions portal. Once an account has been created, you will be able to start a new admission application by entering your personal information and selecting the program you are interested in applying to. Note if you want to apply to two programs, you will be required to submit the application twice.
Once you have submitted your admission application, you will receive an email from the University of Ottawa with login instructions to complete your application via uoZone. Please note that it may take a few days, after you submit your application, to receive the email. Once you have successfully logged in, you must go in the "Applications" section to have access to the uoDoc: Upload Admissions Documents, where you will be able to upload your documents
If you already have a uoZone account, you can skip the first step and apply directly in uoZone by clicking on the Application tab and then selecting Medicine Application (PGME).
For more information on how to apply, watch our International Applicant Video and/or review our step-by-step PGME Applicants Quick Reference Guide.
***Applicants from Saudi Arabia must also submit an application with the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau. When uploading your documents to uoCampus, under proof of sponsorship, please upload a document with a message “Will be sponsored by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau”.
Required Documents for Application
Documents required in the application for fellowships are:
copy of medical degree (including original and English translation)
copy of specialty degree (including original and English translation) in the specialty or sub-specialty sought
proof of English proficiency
three (3) letters of recommendation
proof of sponsorship, if applicable
For Application Inquiries:
Ms. Lynn Prud'homme
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Postgraduate Medical Education
The Ottawa Hospital
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa
451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON
Canada K1H 8M5
Email: Lynn Prud'homme ([email protected])
uOttawa Admissions Website
For Departmental Inquiries:
Dr. Reva Ramlogan
Mrs. Kelsey Rice
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine