Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career as a family physician, a child and adolescent psychiatrist or a geriatrician, our postgraduate medical education programs are designed to prepare you for practice in the 21st century. As a postgraduate medical trainee at UBC, you will be equipped with the tools you need to offer patient-centered care in inter-professional settings. You will also receive close mentorship from some of the top medical researchers and scholars in the world, be awarded opportunities to expand your knowledge and hone your skills, while building connections for life.

Training Programs

Browse the full list of postgraduate medical training programs.

Residency Training

Learn more about residency at UBC and details on how to apply.

Postgraduate Visiting Electives

Find information on postgraduate visiting elective opportunities.

International Medical Graduates

Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have completed medical school abroad have the opportunity to enter UBC residency through this pathway.

Postgraduate Trainees

Discover what you need to know before applying to become a postgraduate trainee at UBC.

Postgraduate Fellows

Have a question about becoming a postgraduate fellow at UBC? Find out more.

Area of Focused Competence (AFC) Trainees

Discover more about AFC opportunities at UBC and what you need to know before applying to our AFC programs.

Internationally Sponsored (VISA) Trainees

Physicians that are neither Canadian citizens nor permanent residents may become a VISA Trainee through a sponsoring agency in their home country.