Apply For Clinical Fellowship

Clinical fellowship applicants must meet the following  College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia eligibility criteria, which can be found here:

  • have a medical degree from a medical school listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools and deemed eligible by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • be able to provide a request for registration to the registrar from the department or division head, and the associate dean of postgraduate medical education, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
  • be legally entitled to live and work in Canada (work permit, permanent resident, or Canadian citizen)
  • meet the College’s English language proficiency requirements

Postgraduate fellows must have:

  1. completed the educational requirements for certification as a specialist as determined by the RCPSC, OR
  2. obtained recognition as a medical or surgical specialist in the jurisdiction of practice immediately prior to applying for registration with the College.

Recognized Medical Schools

To see whether a medical school is recognized in Canada, applicants need to search in the World Directory of Medical Schools. Once they have located the school in the directory, they will need to click on the Sponsors Notes tab. If a note from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates indicates that they deem graduates and students from that school as eligible, this will serve to indicate that the medical school is also recognized in Canada

If you are an international Applicant, please submit the following:

  • CV and any references
  • Confirm that Applicant’s medical school is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools and deemed eligible by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • Confirm that Applicant has completed the educational requirements for certification as a specialist as determined by the RCPSC, OR
  • Confirm that Applicant has obtained recognition as a medical or surgical specialist in the jurisdiction of practice immediately prior to applying for registration with the College

Submit Application