Clinical Training Fellowships at University of Toronto in Canada , and applications are submitted till September 1 of the year prior to the next session start date. University of Toronto is inviting application for clinical fellowships to take up training in all programs available within the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. In addition to subspecialty training, trainees will participate in applied laboratory research projects and/or basic research. Fellowships are available for one or two years. Prior to applying to a program, applicants from these countries must have the approval of the sponsor involved, and the sponsor must contact the Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Medical Education Office (PGME) with approval. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Canada
Level: Training ( Fellowships are available to take up training at the University of Toronto.)
Field(s): all programs available within the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology.
Deadline: September 1 of the year prior to the next session start date.
Funded By: University of Toronto, Canada
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Clinical Training Fellowships are targeted for Canadian and international citizens.
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: Clinical Fellowships are available for one or two years.
‣ Scholarship covers: Prior to applying to a program, applicants from these countries must have the approval of the sponsor involved, and the sponsor must contact the Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Medical Education Office (PGME) with approval. Regardless of the source of funding, foreign national applicants must be remunerated at a rate commensurate with that of a Canadian performing the same duties in the same location of work as the foreign national.
‣ Clinical Training Fellowships Fellows must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) to take up training at the University of Toronto.
‣ The Postgraduate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto does not support acceptance of the MCCEE as an alternative to specialist recognition.
‣ Specialist Status: Applicants must have completed residency training in the base specialty, base subspecialty, or a complimentary specialty, prior to commencing fellowship training in LMP.
‣ Medical Practice License: Training may involve work with patients and/or patient records.
‣ Applicants must have a valid Certificate of Registration for Postgraduate Education from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) or a valid CPSO Independent Practice License.
‣ Malpractice Insurance: Applicants must have malpractice insurance with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA).
‣ Coverage can be obtained once the CPSO Certificate of Registration is issued.
‣ Work Permit (VISA): Applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor Permanent Residents require a work permit.
‣ The Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Medical Education Office provides the necessary document(s) as required from the Canadian government office (Canadian Embassy, Consulate, High Commission, etc.) in the applicant’s country of origin.
‣ There is a non-refundable visa-processing fee at the time of application.
‣ Language Requirements: International applicants whose first language and/or language of medical school and patient care was neither English nor French, are required to take the TOEFL iBT.
‣ Minimum acceptable scores are an overall score of 93 with a minimum score of 24 on the Speaking section.
‣ Test results must be submitted at the time of application to the training program and must have been taken within the last two years. Applicants who completed residency in Canada are not required to submit TOEFL score.
‣ Pre-Entry Assessment Program: International Medical School Graduates must complete the Pre-Entry Assessment Program (PEAP) prior to commencing a Clinical Fellowship training program. The program is from four to 12 weeks in duration and is administered by LMP faculty.
Along with the Application Form, the following documents (at a minimum) will be required; applicants should anticipate that further documentation will be needed based on individual circumstances.
ALL documentation is to be submitted to:
Fellowship Training Program
Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
1 King's College Circle, Rm 6231, Toronto ON, M5S 1A8
Fax: 416-978-7361 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*The above documentation is necessary for your application to proceed to the next level.
**All documents, including reference letters, are to be sent via email.
NOTE: Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination results are not required, but may be submitted as optional documentation.
Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Medical Education Office (PGME) with approval.
‣ Scholarship Application Due Date : All applications are due to September 1 of the year prior to the next session start date (for example, for the July 2018 start date, the application deadline is September 1, 2017) – unless stated otherwise.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.