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Fall 2017 Examinations

Sites, Dates, and Times

Examination dates and times are subject to change without notice. Confirmation will be provided in your appointment letter approximately two months before the examination. All times listed are local.

Please note: Due to the complexities and intricacies of scheduling candidates, your scheduled time and date to attend the examination cannot be changed or altered. All eligible candidates will be scheduled appropriately for each exam component according to the application deadline and Royal College’s capacity. No candidate shall be granted a request to select a specific date or date range and/or time of their exam(s) unless specific conditions have been met (see policy here).

Fall regional centres: Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Halifax

Comprehensive Objective Examinations are conducted at: 774 Echo Dr, Ottawa, ON K1S 5N8

Registration and Information Session

  • Registration is at 08:15 for the AM session from 09:00 to 12:00
  • Registration is at 13:15 for the PM session from 14:00 to 17:00

All times listed are local.

2017
SPECIALTY SITE DATE(S) TIME
Written Examinations (Please note that all written portions of the examinations are SAQ’s)
Adolescent Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Colorectal Surgery Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Critical Care Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2– 14:00 to 17:00
Developmental Pediatrics Fall regional centres September 26 09:00 to 12:00
Endocrinology & Metabolism Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Forensic Pathology Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Forensic Psychiatry Fall regional centres September 26 09:00 to 12:00
General Internal Medicine Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
General Surgical Oncology Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Geriatric Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Geriatric Psychiatry Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Gynecologic Oncology Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Infectious Diseases Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Medical Oncology Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Nephrology Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Neuroradiology Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Occupational Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Pain Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Pediatric Radiology Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Comprehensive Objective Examinations (Please note that all written portions of the examinations are SAQ’s)
Cardiology (adult) – written Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Cardiology (adult) - OSCE Ottawa October 17and 18
Cardiology (pediatric) – written Fall regional centres September 26 09:00 to 12:00
Cardiology (pediatric) - practical/OSCE Ottawa November 9 and 10
Clinical Immunology & Allergy – written Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Clinical Immunology & Allergy – oral Ottawa November 4
Gastroenterology – written Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Gastroenterology – OSCE Ottawa October 3
Hematology – written Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Hematology - morphology/oral Ottawa November 2 and 3
Pediatric Surgery – written Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Pediatric Surgery – oral Ottawa October 31
Respirology (adult) – written Fall regional centres September 26
September 27
Paper 1– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2– 09:00 to 12:00
Respirology (adult) – OSCE Ottawa November 6
Respirology (pediatric) – written Fall regional centres September 26 09:00 to 12:00
Respirology (pediatric) – oral Ottawa November 7
Rheumatology – written Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Rheumatology – OSCE Ottawa October 24
Thoracic Surgery – written Fall regional centres September 26 14:00 to 17:00
Thoracic Surgery - oral Ottawa October 20