Medical Students

Here you will find important information directed to Medical Students. Check out the Promotion of the Specialty page for more information on Obstetrics and Gynecology as a career.

Medical Student Program 2019

The SOGC extends a special invitation to all medical students who have an interest in Ob/Gyn, as well as to midwifery students, to attend the Medical Student Program (MSP). This program is part of the 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference. Details coming soon.

About the program

This program is designed to benefit students by exposing them to hands-on workshops and seminars that enhance their awareness and understanding of the profession of obstetrics and gynaecology. In addition, students are able to meet with Ob/Gyn residents from across the country and will have the opportunity to present a poster. Students from all Canadian universities are invited to attend the MSP. 40 students will be selected at random from a pool of applicants to attend the program. The call for applications will be placed in January 2019.


Note: preference is given to “unmatched” students.

Students interested in attending must:

  1. Not have attended any prior SOGC Medical Student Program. 
  2. Be a member in good standing of the SOGC.  If you are not currently a member of the SOGC, click here to apply.
  3. Register for the SOGC’s ACSCSelect the “Student in health care training/research” category. Tip: allow 2-3 business days for your membership to process prior to registering to benefit from the member rate
  4. Demonstrate a genuine interest in Ob/Gyn.
  5. Attend each session of the Medical Student Program. â€‹Attendance is taken at each session.
  6. Following the ACSC, participants will be required to :
    1. send to the SOGC National Office a brief written report (250 words or less) on their experience at MSP;
    2. complete and submit a global evaluation of the MSP.

Residency Program FAQs

The SOGC Resident Committee updates a list of frequently asked questions about each ob/gyn residency program in Canada annually.

Click on each program name below to see its individual FAQ sheet. 

University of Alberta

University of British Columbia

University of Calgary

University of Dalhousie

Laval University

University of Manitoba

McGill University

McMaster University

Memorial University of Newfoundland

University of Montreal

University of Ottawa

Queen's University

University of Saskatchewan

University of Sherbrooke

University of Toronto

Western University

Promotion of the Specialty Packages for Medical Students

Visit the Promotion of the Specialty page to find out what is included in the package.

SOGC Contact for Medical Students

Please contact for questions concerning the Medical Student Program that takes place during the SOGC ACSC each June.