Resident & Medical Student Support Program

Resident and Medical Student Electives

Are you interested in an elective in the Yukon?

There are presently two communities available for electives. For preceptor availability and details please contact the appropriate elective coordinator from the following email addresses:

Has your elective been confirmed?

Once your elective has been confirmed, please download and read through the Elective Information (pdf) prior to your arrival.

Have you applied for an educational license and educational hospital privileges?

Educational License
All requests for licensing information should be directed to the Yukon Medical Council. Please allow 30 business days for this process to be completed.

Educational Hospital Privileges
All requests for hospital privileges should be directed to Sarah Edwards, at the Yukon Hospital Corporation. Please allow 30 business days for this process to be completed.

Have you completed your elective? 

If you do not already receive finanical assistance from your program, then you may be eligible to apply to the YMA Resident and Medical Student Support Fund. Please download and read through the guildelines and application (pdf).

Visiting Specialist Clinic Residents

If you attend the Visiting Specialist Clinic with a preceptor you may be eligible to apply to the Resident Support Fund for financial assistance for travel and accommodation. Please download and read through the guildelines and application (pdf).

License
All requests for licensing information should be directed to the Yukon Medical Council. Please allow 30 business days for this process to be completed.

Hosptial Privileges
All requests for hospital privileges should be directed to Sarah Edwards, at the Yukon Hospital Corporation. Please allow 30 business days for this process to be completed.

Financial Assistance — Funding Sources for Medical Education

If you are a Yukon resident presently studying medicine or intending to apply to medical school, there are several sources of funding potentially available to you.  These are listed below and the contact information is provided.

Eligibility criteria differ among the funding programs. Please contact the programs directly for details.

Canadian Medical Foundation

  • National Medical Student Bursary Program
  • Dr. John Big Canoe Scholarship
  • Special Bursary Program for Aboriginal Medical Students

Canadian Medical Foundation / Fondation médicale canadienne
1870 prom Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1G 6R7
(613) 520-7681
1-866-530-4979
info@cmf.ca

First Nations Health Program (WGH)

  • Dr. Frank Timmermans Scholarship
  • Yukon Native Health Scholarship

First Nations Health Program
Whitehorse General Hospital
5 Hospital Road
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 3H7
(867) 393-8780

Government of Yukon

  • Medical Education Bursary

Karla Scott
Medical Education Bursary Committee
Government of Yukon
Box 2703 (H-22)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6
(867) 667-8449
karla.scott@gov.yk.ca

The Yukon Foundation

  • Charles Drury Taylor Award

The Yukon Foundation
P.O. Box 31622
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 6L2
(867) 393-2454
yukonfoundation@klondiker.com