Observership request must be submitted to Ginette Snook, the Departmental Education Program Coordinator. Applications for observerships must include the following in order to be considered, along with availability within the department.

  • Confirmation of licensure (physician) or Letter of good standing confirming registration from a recognized training program (medical student, resident, physician assistants trainees)
  • Updated CV
  • Immunizations:
    • Tuberculin skin testing
    • MMR immunity
    • Varicella immunity
    • Pertussis
  • Processing fee of $100.00 (CAD) (payable to: Medical Affairs – The Ottawa Hospital, 1053 Carling Avenue, Box 623, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9) this can also be done with an IBAN number.
  • Dates for observership period availability must be confirmed with the Department of Ophthalmology.

Once all of these documents and payment are received, these will be forwarded to the Ottawa Hospital Medical Affairs office for review (Approval/Declined).

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