International Learner Program

International Medical Observer Application


To apply for an International Medical Observer experience, you are required to complete the online application form in Section A. In addition, in Section B you will be required to upload:

  1. Your current resume/CV
  2. A letter of recommendation from your supervisor
  3. A completed application fee form

Please note that completing this application form does not guarantee acceptance. You will be contacted for further information and to finalize the dates the department/division is able to accomodate you.

Following acceptance, you will be contacted to submit additional documentation by email including, but not limited to:

  • Section A: Online Application
  • Personal Information

  • Organization Information (Within Country of Origin)

  • Learning Experience Information

  • Please note that a fee will be applied based on the number of weeks requested. For more information regarding fees, please contact: sickkids.international@sickkids.ca
  • SickKids International is also available to coordinate observation experiences at one of our International Learner Program affiliated hospitals. Please advise if you are also interested in pursuing an observational experience at an affiliated:
  • Section B: Supporting Documentation
  • Application Fee Payment Form*

    Download the file here. Print and complete the required fields. Scan to create a digital copy and upload here:
  • Current resume / CV*:

    Please attach your most up to date resume / CV
  • Recommendation from your supervisor*

    Attach a letter of recommendation from your supervisor
  • Once your application has been received, you will be asked to complete additional documentation including a hospital application form, an immunization record form, visit agreement, copy of your professional degree (officially translated in English), and passport sized photo. Please allow a minimum of 4 to 6 weeks to process the application, and to receive notice regarding your acceptance.

  • It is understood that during your experience you may have access to confidential information. Checking the box below indicates that you recognize that you are in a position of trust with The Hospital for Sick Children and agree to maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • * Fields marked with an asterisk are required.

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