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Detailed information on Elective Placement opportunities and administrative procedures is available here.

Approximately 200 Canadian and foreign elective students are accommodated in the Department of Paediatrics each year.

All elective applications must be processed and approved by the Electives Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.  Information regarding elective procedures and the online application is available at AFMCPortal.  Click on  "University of Toronto".

At the University of Toronto, the minimum period for an elective is 2 weeks and the maximum period for an elective is 4 weeks. There are no exceptions.

Clerkship (clinical) electives for visiting students are available only for those students who would be registered in their penultimate or final year of medical school at the time when the elective would take place. The student should have completed their core/basic paediatric training.

For more information, please contact:

Visiting Electives Coordinator Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto
1 King's College Circle
Medical Sciences Building, Room 2124
Toronto, On
M5S 1A8
Phone: 416-978-2691
Fax: 416-971-2163
email: medicine.electives@utoronto.ca