How to Apply

Funding for the 2-year clinical training is provided to Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who have completed residency training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at a program accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  There are other mechanisms for funding for the additional academic year.

International Residents

International Residents please note that one of the following qualifications must be met for consideration.

  1. Enrolment in a Canadian or Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited United States residency program in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, with intent to complete certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  2. Jurisdiction Approved Training for those who have completed specialty training outside of Canada or the United States.  They must be eligible for RCPSC certification in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and have received confirmation from the RCPSC that their training is substantially equivalent to Canadian training

Visit the RCPSC website to ascertain if your training and degree meet Canadian/RCPSC certification.


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Two references

Applications can be forwarded by email or mail to the Program Director at:

Harinder Brar, MD, MPH, FRCSC
Fellowship in Gynaecologic Oncology Program Director
University of British Columbia
2775 Laurel Street, 6th Floor
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9

The deadline for applications is June 30, 2020  for programs starting the following July 1, 2021.  There will be a common date for offers from all Canadian Gynecologic Oncology training programs in early October, which will coincide with the U.S. match