To apply for an international medical observer experience, you are required to complete the online application form in Section A. In addition, you are required to upload the following in Section B:

  1. Your current resume/CV
  2. A letter of recommendation from your supervisor

Once you submit your online application, you will be provided with a secure link to complete a non-refundable application fee payment of $200 CAD. Please note that completing this application form does not guarantee acceptance.

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

International Medical Observer Application
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 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

Current resume/CV*:

Please attach your most up to date resume/CV

Maximum file size: 516MB

Recommendation Letter*

Please attach a letter of recommendation from your supervisor

Maximum file size: 516MB

A non-refundable application fee of $200 CAD will be applied. Upon successful submission of your application, you will be provided with a secure link to complete the application fee payment.

Please allow 4-6 weeks for your application to be processed. You will be contacted by SickKids regarding the status of your application and the fees associated with your learning experience.

Successful applicants will be contacted to provide further documentation, including completed physician observer application, immunization record form, observation agreement, credentialing fee payment of $175 CAD, a copy of your degree (officially translated in English), and a personal photo.

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.