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Medical elective placement - 4 weeks

Elective placements may be available in the following areas at Peter Mac: Haematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Cancer Imaging, Palliative Care, Psychiatry/Psycho-oncology.

An Elective placement will involve joining the activities of the Unit (as deemed appropriate by the Head of each Unit). Generally this would include “shadowing” of the Resident/Registrar, attendance at unit activities (ward rounds, outpatient’s sessions and unit meetings) and hospital educational activities.

Electives are offered for 4 or 6-week rotations.

How to Apply

The elective application process includes:

·         Step 1: Submission of an Expression of Interest form;

·         Step 2: Invitation to submit an application. Note: There is a non-refundable administration fee of $200 if you accept the invitation to complete the application process.

·         Step 3: Successful applicants will be required to complete an onboarding process, including payment of a non-refundable elective fee of $800 for a 4-week placement or $1200 for a 6-week placement. This fee must be paid before the elective placement can commence.

Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions for further information.


Medical Electives are coordinated by the Office of Cancer Education. Email:

PMCC Staff Price $0.00
Standard $800.00
VCCC Alliance Partners Price $800.00

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