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 (non-refundable)

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 accommodate you.

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

Application Fee Payment Form (non-refundable)*

Download the file here. Print and complete the required fields. Scan to create a digital copy and upload here:
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Maximum upload size: 516MB

Current resume / CV*:

Please attach your most up to date resume / CV
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Maximum upload size: 516MB

Recommendation from your supervisor*

Attach a letter of recommendation from your supervisor
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Maximum upload size: 516MB

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.