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Clerkship Program

Elective Scheduling

Once your elective has been processed and confirmed on either Medsis or the AFMC Portal, the Program Coordinator will be in touch with you if there are any preceptors or sub-specialties that interest you. One week prior to the beginning of your elective, you will receive an email with your schedule outlining dates, times, locations and preceptor information.

Current Elective Students

Please ensure your elective evaluation form is filled out and signed prior to completion of your elective and forwarded to the Undergraduate office no later than 30 days after the beginning of your elective.

The McMaster University Division of Ophthalmology welcomes you to our program!

Your Ophthalmology elective will provide a general overview of the division in both clinic and OR settings. You will have the opportunity to observe and experience the activities of a day-to-day clinical as well as OR practice, while interacting with multiple practitioners to learn about the rewards and challenges of practice; clinically, administratively and personally.

Your elective may take place in one or more of the following locations

  • McMaster Children's Hospital
  • CAHS SJH King Street E
  • Off-site private practices

Electives can include

  • Resident Clinic
  • Academic Half Days
  • OR Observations
  • Practitioner Clinic

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