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Elective opportunities

The University of Ottawa offers elective opportunities to residents and fellows who:

  • Apply at least 60 days prior to the elective start date (Please see below for rotation schedule)
  • Are Canadian or a permanent resident currently registered in a recognized postgraduate medical education program in Canada or the U.S.
  • Apply for an Educational Certificate of Registration from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) 2 months prior to the elective start date

Electives must not exceed six (6) months in duration.

Note: Electives for International sponsored Visa trainees and/or U.S. citizens currently training in a postgraduate program in the U.S. or outside Canada are not currently offered.