The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry offers more than 100 elective opportunities to Canadian undergraduate medical students in a variety of specialties and subspecialties, including basic science, research, clinical specialties and medically related sciences.
If you are a Canadian undergraduate medical student who has completed the basic sciences (pre-clinical) aspects of your curriculum, consider the robust electives available in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Please view the undergraduate student electives section for complete details on elective opportunities at the University of Alberta.
Incoming residents who are enrolled in an accredited postgraduate medical education program at another university are also welcome to apply to complete an elective at one of the University of Alberta’s leading health-care facilities. All training at the university will be evaluated and credited toward the student’s academic requirements at their home institution. More information is available in the incoming postgraduate electives section of this website.