What is Orientation?
  1. Attendance is manditory for all IMGs accepted to a residency, training, or assessment program
  2. Is 2 or 4 weeks in length
  3. Conducted once a year in June 
  4. Professionals in the health care system present on a comprehensive variety of topics

What are the objectives?

  1. Provides an overview of:
    • the Canadian health care system
    • the role of the physician in Canadian Health Care System
    • the patient-centered approach
    • the team-based practice environment
  2. Presents a model of:
    • the typical Canadian learning setting
  3. Provides training in: 
    • patient-centered interviewing
    • socio-cultural training and ethics 

June 2020 IMG Orientation Program - IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

Updated: May 2020