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Special Topics

In addition to recurring sessions and courses, the Access Centre periodically hosts sessions about other topics, such as educational programs, assessment processes, and important changes relevant to internationally educated health professionals. As sessions are scheduled, they will be posted below.

Ryerson University's Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD) Bridging Program - June 21

The Access Centre will host Ryerson University's G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education for an information session about its bridging program for internationally trained medical doctors.

The session will provide an opportunity to learn more about this program designed for internationally trained medical doctors, dental surgeons and clinical public health professionals wanting to pursue non-licensed health care jobs in Ontario.

Visit Ryerson's website to learn more about the Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD) Bridging Program.

Volunteering Information Session - Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture - June 28

The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) is a non-profit founded by a group of Toronto doctors, lawyers and social-service professionals, many of whom were associated with Amnesty International.

Each year, Canada welcomes more than 20,000 refugees, many of them survivors of torture and war. CCVT provides treatment, tools and support that allow refugees to heal from trauma and become active community members.

Learn about Volunteer Opportunities and how you can be involved!

Bridge to Healthcare Alternative Program - July 19

Learn more about JobSkills free program for internationally educated professionals to explore potential alternative careers in healthcare. This program includes a work placement and industry specific certification training including First Aid & CPR HCP & WHMIS. Program information is available at www.jobskills.org/healthcare. This information session will be held in-person in Toronto at HealthForceOntario's Access Centre.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • If you are not already a client of the Access Centre, please register online.
Ryerson University's ITMD Bridging Program
Toronto June 21, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency
163 Queen Street East, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M5A 1S1
CCVT Volunteering Information Session
Toronto June 28, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency
163 Queen Street East, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M5A 1S1
JobSkills Bridge to a Healthcare Alternative Program
Toronto July 19, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm 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; and
  • The name and date of the session you would like to attend.

You will receive a confirmation email once you are signed up any sessions.

Space is limited!


Additional Resources:

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