PGME Post – Announcements, Opportunities, Congratulations – August 2023

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Dr. Victor Do receives the CMA Award for Young Leaders (Resident)


Dr. Victor Do is the recipient of the 2023 CMA Award for Young Leaders (Resident) in recognition of his exemplary creativity, initiative and commitment to making a difference at the local, provincial/territorial or national level.

Dr. Do is a paediatrics resident at the University of Toronto and co-chair of a project at the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) to improve the culture of medical schools.

Learn more about Dr. Do’s work and read the full award announcement on the CMA website.


Did you know: Religious Supports at Temerty Medicine

Temerty Medicine is committed to supporting learners’ religious identities. An overview of resources available to learners to support their religious practices during their medical training is available on the Religious Supports webpage. Here you will find information on accommodation for religious observances, prayer space on campus and at hospitals and more.

The Office of the Vice-Provost, Students webpage provides information on Religious Accommodation including a list of dates to help plan academic activities around religious observances. Please note, there are many holy days associated with various faiths and that the absence of dates on this list does not mean that additional holy days should not be accommodated.


FINAL REMINDER: Complete your application for the Global Health Education Initiative today

All PGME Residents and Fellows from across all programs and specialties are invited to apply for the Global Health Education Initiative (GHEI), led by Postgraduate Medical Education.

  • Program begins September 2023. Complete your application today.
  • For questions and support please reach out to /
  • Please complete the GHEI Application from this link.
  • Please see GHEI 2023-2024 Program from this link and Calendar from this link.
  • All PGME GHEI details available from this link.
  • Please send your GHEI application to /
  • Modules 1 through Module 26 will be offered September 2023-April 2024.
  • Complete the program over 1, 2 or more years to accommodate your schedule.
  • To complete the program you will need to complete 6 Core Modules and 6 Elective Modules.
  • Surgical Residents and Fellows, please see details from this link on the Global Surgical Scholar Program (GSSP)
  • GHEI for 2023-2024 will be offered via Zoom.
  • Please discuss participation in the GHEI with your Program Director.


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fall 2024 Exam Deadline is August 31

Writing an examination in Fall 2024?

Applications for an assessment of training are submitted via our eBooking online platform (URL:

Deadline to apply for an assessment of training: August 31st, 2023

This reminder is specifically applicable to all the below specialties and subspecialties: (note surgical specialties requiring Surgical Foundations)

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Clinical Immunology & Allergy (Adult and Peds)
  • Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine (Adult and Peds)
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism (Adult and Peds)
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Gastroenterology (Adult and Peds)
  • General Surgery (SF Req)
  • General Surgical Oncology
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecologic Reproductive Endo. & Infertility
  • Hematology
  • Infectious Diseases (Adult and Peds)
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
  • Nephrology (Adult and Peds)
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neurosurgery (SF Req)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (SF Req)
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery (SF Req)
  • Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surg. (SF Req)
  • Pain Medicine
  • Palliative Medicine (Adult and Peds)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Radiology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic Surgery (SF Req)
  • Respirology (Peds)
  • Rheumatology (Peds)
  • Surgical Foundations
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology (SF Req)

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