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Careers Planning

The Office of Learner Affairs offers a variety of careers services to learners. To access these services, please book an appointment on Veribook.

MD Program & MD/PhD

Career counselling services are offered to MD Program / MD/PhD learners. Career counsellors and faculty advisers are available to assist you with a variety of services and resources across all years of medical school.

Career counselling sessions can provide guidance on, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Career exploration to assist with identifying and learning about specialties or subspecialties
  • Career self-assessments
  • Long-term career planning  
  • Decision-making
  • Elective planning
  • Accessing professional networks
  • Preparing a Canadian Residency Matching Services (CaRMS) application
  • Readying yourself for CaRMS interviews

Postgraduate Medical Education

The Office of Learner Affairs (OLA) has expanded its career advising services to include PGME learners!

OLA’s career counsellors, Stephanie Karam and Colleen O'Connor, are available to support postgraduate medical learners with the CaRMS subspecialty match, transition to practice support including personal statement writing, CV development, and interview preparation. Appointments can be booked online via Veribook.

The Director of the Career Advising System, Dr. Leila Premji, and Associate Director, Dr. Stacey Bernstein, are happy to meet with postgraduate medical learners to discuss career navigation, transition to practice, fellowship guidance, concerns with your current training program, program transfer guidance, and discussions concerning withdrawing from the program. To book time with a Director, or if you have any further questions, contact us at