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 request and indicate the start and end date for their desired elective. The applicant must also provide background information to demonstrate their suitability. Applicants are requested to send the following documents to the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) office:
Upon submission of this information a decision will be reached whether applicants request has been approved. Approved trainees will receive a Letter of Appointment via email. The Letter of Appointment must be signed and returned to the Postgraduate Medical Education office.