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Electives can be completed with PHPM bodies and authorities at the local, provincial, national or international levels. We will work with you to secure placements that meet your personal and professional interests and needs.

Examples of past elective training sites include:

  • Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Cancer Research Institute

  • Centre for Health Services and Policy Research

  • Centre for Studies in Primary Care

  • Correctional Service of Canada

  • Department of Public Health Science

  • Emergency Medicine and Injury Research Group

  • First Nations, Inuit and Aboriginal Health of Health Canada 

  • Global health electives in Malaysia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Switzerland

  • Health Canada

  • Local Health Integration Networks

  • Ottawa Public Health

  • World Health Organization

Are you a resident or medical student interested in a PHPM elective at Queen's?  Please contact us for more information.