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Medical Students/Residents

The Yukon Medical Association is responsible for most student/resident positions in Yukon and can be reached through their website at www.yukondoctors.ca. Medical Students/Residents are encouraged to contact the Yukon Medical Association to secure an elective position prior to proceeding with this application process.

Medical Students

Medical Students wishing to apply for an elective in Yukon must submit a Medical Student Application (pdf231KB) to the Yukon Medical Council. The following is a list of documents to accompany the application:

  • Document that legally allows student to work in Canada (Birth Certificate or Student Visa)
  • Letter from University Dean stating authorization to proceed with elective and ensures that the University Insurance is in place during elective.

Students must have the original licence issued from Yukon Medical Council prior to start date at the clinic or Whitehorse General Hospital.

Please allow two weeks for the application process.

Medical Residents (Post-Grads)

Medical Residents wishing to apply for an elective in Yukon must submit a Medical Post Grad Application to the Yukon Medical Council and it must be signed and notarized.  The following is a list of documents to accompany the application:

  • An original signed letter from your Program Director detailing the dates and duration of each completed rotation, confirming that you are a post-graduate trainee in good standing, you have insurance and are approved for the proposed rotation in Yukon.
  • A copy of the document which legally entitles you to reside in Canada (i.e. Birth certificate, passport, student visa).
  • A recent passport type photo.
  • A Prescription Privilege Form (pdf 98KB) signed regarding the prescribing of medications.  Prescription privileges will not be granted unless this is completed.
  • Triplicate Prescription Application (pdf 155KB) (in order to prescribe narcotics, if required)
  • Resident must have the original licence issued from Yukon Medical Council prior to their start date in Yukon.

Yukon Medical Council - www.yukonmedicalcouncil.ca