Anglophone stream: applicants entering in this stream must study in English with no option of changing language stream.
Francophone stream: applicants entering in this stream must study in French with no option of changing language stream. For more details on language expectation, please visit the choice of language of instruction page.
Consortium National de Formation en Santé (CNFS): Eight seats are reserved each year for eligible French speaking candidates applying outside of Ontario and Quebec who will study in French (no option of changing language stream). Please refer to the CNFS website for more information.
Indigenous Program: seven seats are reserved each year for eligible applicants who may choose to enter either the Anglophone or Francophone stream. For more information, please see the Indigenous Program Website.
MD/PhD: Four seats are reserved each year for eligible applicants who will graduate with both an MD and a PhD degree at the end of seven years. Applicants choose their language stream of choice upon completing their application. For more information, please see the MD/PhD Website.
Military Medical Training Program (MMTP) - Canadian Armed Forces: each year, the MD Program is pleased to offer a number of seats reserved for eligible applicants who qualify for the Military Medical Training Program (MMTP) in either the English or French stream. Regular Force military candidates interested in the Military Medical Training Program can obtain more information by consulting the following intranet website address: http://cmp-cpm.mil.ca/en/recruitment-careers/education-programs/officer-specialist-training.page
Social Accountability Initiative: Two seats are reserved each year for eligible applicants who qualify for the Social Accountability Initiative. For more information on this initiative, please consult the section on LSES.
Black Student Application Program (BSAP): The BSAP is an optional application stream for Black applicants who self-identify as Black African, Black Caribbean or Black North American, and multi-racial students who have and identify with their Black ancestry. This application program aims to increase and support Black medical student representation at the University of Ottawa. For more information on this program, please consult the section on BSAP.