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Spring 2017 Examinations: Sites, Dates, and Times

Examination dates and times are subject to change. Confirmation will be provided in the candidates’ appointment letter approximately one month 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).

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

Ottawa Oral/OSCE/Practical Exam Centres:  All live exams except those denoted by an asterisk (*) are conducted at La Cite Collegiale.  All other exams are conducted at the Royal College Exam Centre.

Locations: 
La Cite Collegiale:   801 Aviation Pkwy, Ottawa, ON K1K 4R3.
Royal College Exam Centre*:   774 Echo Dr, Ottawa, ON K1S 5N8

Registration and Information Session Written

Registration is at 08:15 for the AM session from 09:00 to 12:00 (Local time)
Registration
is at 13:15 for the PM session from 14:00 to 17:00 (Local time)

All times listed are local

2017
SPECIALTY SITE DATE(S) TIME
Anatomical Pathology – Written Spring regional centres May 2 Paper (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Anatomical Pathology – Practical/oral Ottawa June 2 and 3
Anesthesiology – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Anesthesiology – Oral Ottawa June 6 to 8
Cardiac Surgery – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Cardiac Surgery – Oral Ottawa May 30
Dermatology – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Dermatology – Oral Ottawa June 13
Diagnostic Radiology – Written Spring regional centres May 2 Paper (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Diagnostic Radiology– OSCE/oral Ottawa June 11 and 12
Emergency Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Emergency Medicine – Oral Ottawa May 5
General Pathology – Written Spring regional centres May 2 Paper (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
General Pathology – Practical/oral Ottawa June 2 and 3
General Surgery – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
General Surgery – Oral Ottawa June 15 and 16
Hematological Pathology–Written Spring regional centres May 2 Paper (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Hematological Pathology – Practical/oral Ottawa June 19 and 20
Internal Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Internal Medicine – OSCE Ottawa May 8 to 12
Medical Biochemistry – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Medical Biochemistry – Oral Ottawa May 5
Medical Genetics – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Medical Genetics – OSCE Ottawa May 19
Medical Microbiology – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Medical Microbiology – Practical/OSCE Ottawa May 16
Neurology – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Neurology – OSCE Ottawa June 15
Neuropathology – Written Spring regional centres March 21 Paper (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Neuropathology – Practical Ottawa* April 28
Neurosurgery – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Neurosurgery – Oral Ottawa June 7 and 8
Nuclear Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Nuclear Medicine – Oral Ottawa June 3
Obstetrics & Gynecology – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Obstetrics & Gynecology – OSCE Ottawa May 16
Ophthalmology – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Ophthalmology – Oral Ottawa June 9
Orthopedic Surgery – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Orthopedic Surgery – OSCE Ottawa May 29
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery – Oral Ottawa* April 7
Pediatrics – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Pediatrics – OSCE Ottawa May 24 and 25
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – OSCE Ottawa June 5
Plastic Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Plastic Surgery – Oral Ottawa* April 25 and 26
Psychiatry – Written Spring regional centres May 2 Paper (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Psychiatry – OSCE Ottawa May 17 to 19
Public Health and Preventive Medicine – Written Spring regional centres May 2
May 3
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Public Health and Preventive Medicine – Oral Ottawa May 24 and 25
Radiation Oncology – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Radiation Oncology – Oral Ottawa* April 4 and 5
Surgical Foundations – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Paper 2 (MCQ) – 14:00 to 17:00
Urology – Written Spring regional centres March 21
March 22
Paper 1 (MCQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Paper 2 (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Urology – OSCE Ottawa* April 23
Vascular Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 21 Paper (SAQ) – 09:00 to 12:00
Vascular Surgery – Oral Ottawa* April 20