Application Process

Application Information for 2025-2026 academic years

Positions: 1 every 2-year cycle
Application opens: May 1, 2025
Application due date: May 30, 2025
Mail to:

Please include in your application:

1. A short personal statement (1 page, 12pt font, double spaced) to express your interest in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 
2. Curriculum vitae. 
3. Three letters of reference, with special focus on your surgical skills, clinical abilities, educational/teaching accomplishments, and research interests/ achievements.

• All applicants must be licensed medical practitioners.
• Applicants who are graduates of Canadian Residency Programs must complete five years of a core training program in Obstetrics & Gynecology PGY (Post Graduate year)1 PGY 5.

English Requirements For Registration
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta require any candidate applying for a license in Alberta to be able to speak, read, and write English.

Unless exempt, candidates are required to have completed IELTS (International English Language Testing System) within 24 months before submitting their application to the College, and achieved the following minimum scores:

IELTS academic version: minimum 6.5 in each of the components. College of Physician and Surgeons of Alberta does allow for some exemptions. Click on link to find most current exemptions.

Clinical research fellows (with the exception of clinical fellows with a PhD degree) must have a provincial licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) before training can begin. See link to the CPSA for information on the licensure requirement. **

See link to the CPSA for information on the licensure requirement.

Successful and unsuccessful candidates will be notified as soon as possible.

Successful Candidates
After all applicants are reviewed, the successful candidate will receive a Letter of Offer along with required documentation for registration. Once all required documentation and signatures are collected, the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) office will contact the candidate for further processing. PGME will also advise of work permit, if required. Preference will be given to graduates of Canadian medical programs who intend to pursue and are eligible for an academic position in a tertiary centre in Canada. For more information on the Fellowship Program please contact the fellowship director, Dr. Erin Kelly or the Program Administrator.

Upon successful completion of the fellowship, the candidate will be presented with a certificate of recognition of their achievement. Please note our Fellowship Program is currently not evaluated by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.