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Infectious Diseases

Resident Electives

Resident electives are available throughout the year if the elective is a minimum of three weeks in length. Please visit the websites below for information on how to apply.

Canadians in Residency Training in Ontario

https://electives.pgme.utoronto.ca/pgme/electives/index.cfm

Canadians in Residency Training in the U.S. or in Canada outside Ontario

https://electives.pgme.utoronto.ca/pgme/electives/index.cfm

U.S. Citizens in Residency Training in the U.S.

U.S. citizens who wish to do an elective at the University of Toronto must be fully funded for the duration of the proposed elective by an acceptable sponsoring agency (i.e. a governmental agency, university or hospital).

Please email id.trainingprogram@sickkids.ca to confirm the elective time you are requesting is available prior to completing the application process.

The following documents must be submitted a minimum of eight months prior to the proposed elective time to the Training Program Administrative Assistant via email to id.trainingprogram@sickkids.ca

  • Written permission from current program director at the applicant's home university
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae that includes the applicants date of birth, social insurance number (SIN), citizenship status and email address
  • Copy of medical degree (with English translation if applicable)
  • Complete immunization record
  • Evidence of full financial support from the funding institution/organization for the duration of the elective training
  • VSS or Attestation

More information on these requirements can be found here: http://pg.postmd.utoronto.ca/applicants/apply-for-elective-training/

International Trainees in Residency Training in Canada or the U.S.

International trainees in residency training in Canada or the U.S. who wish to do an elective at the University of Toronto must be fully funded for the duration of the proposed elective by an acceptable sponsoring agency (i.e. a governmental agency, university or hospital).

Please email id.trainingprogram@sickkids.ca to confirm the elective time you are inquiring about is available prior to completing the application process.

The following documents must be submitted a minimum of eight months prior to the proposed elective time to the Training Program Administrative Assistant via email to id.trainingprogram@sickkids.ca.

  • Written permission from current program director at the applicant's home university
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae that includes the applicants date of birth, citizenship status and e-mail address
  • Copy of medical degree (with English translation where applicable)
  • Copy of MCCEE results (only if you are currently enrolled in residency training in the U.S.)
  • VSS or Attestation

International Trainees in Residency Training outside Canada and the U.S.

International residents must have completed a minimum of two years training in paediatric residency. In addition, the language of patient care during this previous training must have been in English or French.

International trainees in residency training outside Canada or the U.S. who wish to do an elective at the University of Toronto must be fully funded for the duration of the proposed elective by an acceptable sponsoring agency (i.e. a governmental agency, university or hospital).

The following documents must be submitted a minimum of eight months prior to the proposed elective time to the Training Program Administrative Assistant via email to id.trainingprogram@sickkids.ca.

  • Written permission from current program director at the applicant's home university
  • Letter from the international trainee’s sponsoring agency confirming its approval. (If the international trainee’s sponsoring agency has not signed a postgraduate training agreement with the University of Toronto/Faculty of Medicine, then the letter must confirm full financial support for the duration of the elective training and verify that this funding is in accordance with the scale of remuneration for Ontario residency trainees.)
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae that includes the applicants date of birth, citizenship status and email address
  • Copy of medical degree (with English translation where applicable)
  • A photocopy of the page(s) of the appointee's current passport that contain the appointee's photograph, personal details, issuing country and passport expiry date