To be eligible for elective training, applicants must be currently enrolled in a residency training program and must be eligible for licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Elective training is short-term training that does not exceed 6 months in duration. Western’s Gastroenterology program offers residents from other Ontario based schools, provinces and international countries the opportunity to visit for an elective. Specifically, applicants must send a formal email request to the Department of Medicine and indicate the start and end date for their desired elective. The applicant must also provide background information to demonstrate their suitability.
Further infomration regarding visiting electives can be found on the Department of Medicine website.
Applicants are required to send the following information via email to the Department of Medicine
Upon submission of this information a decision will be reached whether applicants request has been approved.