Medical Students and Observers

Medical Students

In order to gain exposure to radiation oncology, medical students are invited to apply for an elective rotation via the AFMC Student Portal.

Questions about specific rotation sites should be directed to:

Canadian medical students may apply for residency in Radiation Oncology through CaRMS (Canadian Resident Matching Service).



We welcome radiation oncologists from other institutions to participate in observerships with our department for up to two weeks.

If you are interested in participating in an observership, please send by email:

  • a current English-language CV
  • transcripts
  • and a letter of intent with the specific sites you wish to observe and dates of your visit

For observership requests at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, direct your email to Lynn Nguyen at

For observership requests at the Odette Cancer Centre, direct your email to Debbie Posner at

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