About Us

The Medical License Bridging Program has been designed to assist International Medical Doctors (IMD) throughout Eastern Ontario. The program is comprised of interactive workshops and Observerships and more than 120 hours in length. Workshops are held in Ottawa and the Observerships are arranged in health care facilities throughout Eastern Ontario. Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) training and mock testing are delivered in partnership with the University of Ottawa - Faculty of Medicine.

Program Components

1. Canadian Medical Workplace Culture:

2. Patient Interaction and Communication in Canadian Medical Practice:

3. Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE):

Clinical case scenarios with standardized patients and physician feedback. The workshop includes in-class instruction, coached role-plays, individual videotaped performances on rehearsed medical cases and mock OSCE testing in a medical evaluation setting.

4. Clinical Exposure - Observership:

5. Support Services:

6. Program Schedule:




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