Canadian Armed Forces Recruitment (MOTP / MMTP)

Medical Officers and Physician Assistant Officers provide primary health care services for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, whether at a Canadian Forces Health Services Clinic or overseas in support of peacekeeping or humanitarian missions. Membership of CAF enhances the opportunities and satisfaction available from a career in medicine.

Nurses, physicians, and PAs are resilient members of a multidisciplinary team of whom leadership is expected. CAF members may apply for the MMTP (see below).

  • If you have been selected for MMTP and would like to consider training at Western, you are welcome to contact for information and advice. More information is available on the Military Medical Training Program webpage.
  • If you are a medical, dental or nursing student and would like to consider MOTP, contact information is posted below and support is available from
  • If you have already graduated and are interested in a career in CAF, information is available on the Canadian Armed Forces website and you are welcome to contact

You may read more about CAF Medical Officers here. For additional information regarding Medical Officer recruitment, roles, responsibilities and prospective military service in Health Services, please contact: