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Spring 2019 Examinations: Sites, Dates, and Times

Spring regional centres: Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, London, Hamilton, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec, Halifax, St. John’s

Spring Comprehensive Objective Examinations are conducted at:
- La Cité: 801 Aviation Pkwy, Ottawa (Ontario) K1K 4R3
- The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: 774 Echo Drive, Ottawa (Ontario) K1S 5N8
- Touchstone Institute: 145 Wellington Street West, Toronto (Ontario) M5J 1H8.

Please note that there will be three spring examination sites starting in 2019, two locations in Ottawa and one in Toronto. Please verify your location carefully as certain specialty examination locations have changed from previous years.

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.

2019
SPECIALTY SITE DATE(S) TIME
Anatomical Pathology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019 Paper (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Anatomical Pathology – Practical/Oral La Cité, Ottawa May 27-28, 2019
Anesthesiology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Anesthesiology – Oral La Cité, Ottawa June 5-6, 2019
Cardiac Surgery – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Cardiac Surgery – Oral La Cité, Ottawa May 28, 2019
Dermatology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Dermatology – Oral Touchstone Institute, Toronto June 2, 2019
Diagnostic Radiology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019 Paper (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Diagnostic Radiology– Applied La Cité, Ottawa June 3, 2019
Emergency Medicine – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Emergency Medicine – Oral La Cité, Ottawa May 17, 2019
General Pathology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019 Paper (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
General Pathology – Practical/Oral La Cité, Ottawa May 27-28, 2019
General Surgery – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
General Surgery – Oral La Cité, Ottawa May 31, 2019
Hematological Pathology–Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019 Paper (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Hematological Pathology – Practical/Oral Royal College, Ottawa April 30, 2019
Internal Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 12, 2019
March 13, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Internal Medicine (PGY4): English OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 6-10, 2019
French OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 9-10, 2019
Internal Medicine (PGY3): English OSCE La Cité, Ottawa June 18-21, 2019
French OSCE La Cité, Ottawa June 18-19, 2019
Medical Biochemistry – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Medical Genetics and Genomics – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Medical Genetics and Genomics – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 17, 2019
Medical Microbiology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Medical Microbiology – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 14, 2019
Neurology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Neurology – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 22, 2019
Neuropathology – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019 Paper (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Neuropathology – Practical Royal College, Ottawa April 18, 2019
Neurosurgery – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Neurosurgery – Oral Royal College, Ottawa June 12-13, 2019
Nuclear Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Nuclear Medicine – Oral Royal College, Ottawa May 3, 2019
Obstetrics & Gynecology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Obstetrics & Gynecology – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 30, 2019
Ophthalmology – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Ophthalmology – Oral La Cité, Ottawa June 7, 2019
Orthopedic Surgery – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Orthopedic Surgery – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 24, 2019
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery – Oral Royal College, Ottawa April 5, 2019
Pediatrics – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Pediatrics – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa June 12-13, 2019
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – OSCE Touchstone Institute, Toronto May 23, 2019
Plastic Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Plastic Surgery – Oral Royal College, Ottawa April 9-10, 2019
Psychiatry – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019 Paper (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Psychiatry – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 14-16, 2019
Public Health and Preventive Medicine – Written Spring regional centres April 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Public Health and Preventive Medicine – OSCE La Cité, Ottawa May 22, 2019
Radiation Oncology – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Radiation Oncology – Oral Royal College, Ottawa April 16-17, 2019
Surgical Foundations – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Urology – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019
Paper 1 (MCQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Urology – OSCE Royal College, Ottawa April 14, 2019
Vascular Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 26, 2019 Paper (SAQ)– 09:00 to 12:00
Vascular Surgery – Oral Royal College, Ottawa April 11, 2019
 

Note: The 2020 exam calendars will be posted no later than March 30, 2019.