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OSCE Preparation for International Medical Graduates

The goal of this 3-hour session is to help participants become familiar with an OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) as a type of assessment of clinical skills in medicine.

  • The first half of the session is an interactive discussion guided by participants’ questions related to OSCEs with a focus on the process rather than on medical content.
  • The second half of the session includes two OSCE sample station demonstrations with a Standardized Patient (SP). Volunteers from the audience are asked to interview the patient. Scoring considerations are discussed and participants are referred to the Medical Council of Canada’s website for further information, including demonstration station videos and scoring tools.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Preference for these session dates will be given to clients who are registered for upcoming OSCE examination dates.
  • If you are not already a client of the Access Centre, please register online.
In-Person
Toronto February 13 1:00pm - 4:00pm HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency
163 Queen Street East, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M5A 1S1
Toronto February 20 1:00pm - 4:00pm HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency
163 Queen Street East, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M5A 1S1

How to Register:

Send an email to infosession@healthforceontario.ca. Please provide in your email:

  • Your name and contact information;
  • The name and date of the session you would like to attend; and
  • The details of your upcoming OSCE.

You will receive a confirmation email once you are signed up for the session.

Space is limited!


Additional Resources:

Online orientation video by HealthForceOntario's Access Centre developed for internationally educated physicians not familiar with OSCEs in Canada: Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Orientation Video for International Medical Graduates.

Visit our Resources for Internationally Educated Health Professionals in Ontario page for other resources that you might find helpful.