Registration requirements for new and returning trainees.

In this section, you will find all the information you need regarding the PGME mandatory enrolment requirements, which must be completed to start or continue your training.

You will receive a communication in your uOttawa email account from the PGME Office informing you of the steps to follow. 

IMPORTANT: It is imperative to continuously monitor your uOttawa email throughout your training in order to receive important communication from the PGME office, the Office of Clinical Placement Risk Management, as well as the Paymaster for residents with Canadian status.

Are you a New Trainee? 

Click here for a complete list of New Trainee requirements.

Are you a Returning Trainee?

Click here for a complete list of Returning Trainee requirements.

The DEADLINE to meet the requirements is 30 days prior to start date unless indicated otherwise (See table below).

Start DateDeadline
July 1, 2024June 1, 2024
August 1, 2024July 1, 2024
September 1, 2024August 1, 2024
October 1, 2024September 1, 2024
November 1, 2024October 1, 2024
December 1, 2024November 1, 2024
January 1, 2025December 1, 2024
February 1, 2025January 1, 2025
March 1, 2025February 1, 2025
April 1, 2025March 1, 2025
May 1, 2025April 1, 2025
June 1, 2025May 1, 2025

Make sure to check out the registration video below for an overview of the mandatory requirements. 

For answers to the frequently asked questions, you can consult our FAQs.

If you require any additional information, please contact [email protected].

IMPORTANT: Mandatory requirements still apply during a leave of absence. Exceptions are: Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) membership, Immunizations, Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Check, VSS Self-Declaration Form, and e-Learning modules.

It is important to ensure everyone is informed during emergency situations.  Visit our Emergency Preparedness page for more information.