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Spring 2018 Examinations: Sites, Dates, and Times

Examination dates and times are subject to change. Candidates will receive their confirmation of written appointment, via email, two months before the exams. Confirmation of Live exams 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: 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.  All other exams are conducted at the Royal College Exam Centre.

Locations:
La Cite:   801 Aviation Pkwy, Ottawa, ON K1K 4R3.
Royal College Exam Centre*:   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.

2018
SPECIALTY SITE DATE(S) TIME
Anatomical Pathology – Written Spring regional centres May 1 Paper (SAQ) – to be determined
Anatomical Pathology – Practical/oral Ottawa May 24-25
Anesthesiology – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Anesthesiology – Oral Ottawa June 5-8
Cardiac Surgery – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Cardiac Surgery – Oral Ottawa May 29
Dermatology – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Dermatology – Oral Ottawa June 4
Diagnostic Radiology – Written Spring regional centres May 1 Paper (MCQ) – to be determined
Diagnostic Radiology– OSCE Ottawa June 10-11
Emergency Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Emergency Medicine – Oral Ottawa May 4
General Pathology – Written Spring regional centres May 1 Paper (SAQ) – to be determined
General Pathology – Practical/Oral Ottawa May 24-25
General Surgery – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (MCQ) – to be determined
General Surgery – Oral Ottawa May 31-June 1
Hematological Pathology–Written Spring regional centres March 27 Paper (SAQ) – to be determined
Hematological Pathology – Practical/Oral Ottawa* April 19-20
Internal Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (MCQ) – to be determined
Internal Medicine – OSCE Ottawa May 7-11
Medical Biochemistry – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Medical Biochemistry – Oral Ottawa May 3
Medical Genetics and Genomics – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Medical Genetics and Genomics – OSCE Ottawa May 18
Medical Microbiology – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Medical Microbiology – OSCE Ottawa May 15
Neurology – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Neurology – OSCE Ottawa May 31 – June 1
Neuropathology – Written Spring regional centres March 27 Paper (SAQ) – to be determined
Neuropathology – Practical Ottawa* April 24
Neurosurgery – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Neurosurgery – Oral Ottawa June 6-7
Nuclear Medicine – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Nuclear Medicine – Oral Ottawa May 4
Obstetrics & Gynecology – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Obstetrics & Gynecology – OSCE Ottawa May 29
Ophthalmology – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Ophthalmology – Oral Ottawa June 15
Orthopedic Surgery – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Orthopedic Surgery – OSCE Ottawa May 23
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery – Oral Ottawa* April 13
Pediatrics – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Pediatrics – OSCE Ottawa June 13-14
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – OSCE Ottawa June 19
Plastic Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Plastic Surgery – Oral Ottawa* April 10-11
Psychiatry – Written Spring regional centres May 1 Paper (MCQ) – to be determined
Psychiatry – OSCE Ottawa May 16-18
Public Health and Preventive Medicine – Written Spring regional centres May 1
May 2
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Public Health and Preventive Medicine – Oral Ottawa May 15-16
Radiation Oncology – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (SAQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Radiation Oncology – Oral Ottawa* April 17-18
Surgical Foundations – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (MCQ) – to be determined
Urology – Written Spring regional centres March 27
March 28
Paper 1 (MCQ) – to be determined
Paper 2 (SAQ) – to be determined
Urology – OSCE Ottawa* April 22
Vascular Surgery – Written Spring regional centres March 27 Paper (SAQ) – to be determined
Vascular Surgery – Oral Ottawa* April 26