Undergraduate Medical Education, International Electives

Are you a student in good academic standing at the Faculty of Medicine and are you planning to do an international elective? Please keep in mind the following steps to make sure your application is given consideration:

1. Apply a minimum of 2 months prior to the start date of your elective

2. Complete and submit an international elective application form to the Electives Coordinator, UGME: elective@uOttawa.ca 

3. Complete the pre-departure training 

Travel dates for first and second year UGME students are during the summer and upper year UGME students from September to February.

To find more about funding opportunities for your elective as well as how to better prepare your trip, please refer to the UGME International Placements page. 

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