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How to Apply

​​​​​​​​​​​​​You must submit the application minimum 30 days in advance to the scheduled start date of your observership/authorized guest access.

**Please note: a UHN sponsor must be confirmed prior to beginning the registration process below i.e. dates and sponsor name must be confirmed in advance.

The non-refundable fees for Observerships/Authorized Guests will be as follows, all fees are in Canadian Dollars:

  • 1-6 days = $125
  • 7-30 days = $225
  • 31-90 days =$325
  • The late fee will be $50.00 for applications submitted within 30 days of the start of the Observership experience.

    The registration fee is waived for students currently enrolled in affiliated educational institutions, proof of registration is required with the application submission.

    If you have questions, please contact our Observership Coordinator, at 416 340 4800 ext. ​​2665 or ​​

    ** Electronic signatures are NOT accepted on any of the forms mentioned below. You must print, fill in and sign the forms manually.

    STEP 1

    Complete and sign the Observership Authorized Guest Agreement. Be sure you have both sponsor and signing authority signatures.

    STEP 2

    Complete and sign the UHN Confidentiality Agreement 2016​​

    STEP 3

    Complete the online application.

    ​If you are a student enrolled in an affiliated educational institution​ the fee may be waived. Proof of enrollment is required for verification by the Observership Coordinator.

    ​STEP 4

    Complete the UHN Self Screen Health Evaluation Form

    STEP 5

    Include a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae and a photo. 

    STEP 6

    New provincial privacy guidelines for the Province of Ontario require all authorized guests at UHN, including observers, to complete privacy education. Observerships will not be approved until the following eLearning module is completed. 

    Privacy eLearning Module​.

    You must pass the quiz at the end of the module and then complete the attestation form. Scan your score to

    Contact the Observerships Coordinator ​if you have any questions.

    STEP 7

    Submit all of the above documentation in one email to​. 

    Once all documents are received, the Observership Coordinator will review the application. If the application is approved, you will receive the Observership Orientation Module. You must pass the quiz at the end of the module and then print your results and send to

    Step 8

    Observership Coordinator will issue the Approval Memo by email which will outline the terms and conditions of your Observership.​

    Please be aware that if you are suffering from the following symptoms of an acute illness at the time of your training, your observership training must be rescheduled.

    Any one of:

      • Cough, Productive (started in last 7 days)
      • Diarrhea
      • Fever
      • Rash

    Or any two or more of:

    • Body Aches and Pains
    • Chills / Rigors
    • Dizziness
    • Fatigue / Malaise
    • Nasal Congestion
    • Nausea / Vomiting
    • Painful Breathing
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Sneezing
    • Sore Throat