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Applications for Home Electives | Demandes de stages optionnels à domicile
Posted by Fatou Thioune on 13 August 2020 10:29 AM

The AFMC Student Portal is a centralized application service for visiting electives at the Canadian medical schools. Given the current environment, and in support of our medical schools and learners, the AFMC has decided to reopen the Portal for home elective applications. 

Medical students at these four pilot schools, University of OttawaDalhousie UniversityMemorial University and the University of
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AFMC Office Closed August 3 | Le bureau de l’AFMC fermé le 3 Août
Posted by Hussein Noureddine on 30 July 2020 01:22 PM

The AFMC office will be closed on August 3 for the Civic holiday. Service will resume on August 4th.

The AFMC Student Portal Team

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Le bureau de l’AFMC sera fermé le 3 Août à l'occasion du congé civique. Le service reprendra le 4 août.

 L’équipe du Portail des étudiants de l’AFMC


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The AFMC is a not-for-profit charitable organization committed to supporting Canadian Faculties of Medicine and their faculty members, staff and learners. We are pleased to have been able to improve the process for visiting electives applications across our medical schools and substantially reduce the administrative burden on students through the one-stop Student Portal application service.
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The AFMC Student Portal was created at the request of Canadian medical students, to reduce the administrative burden on students in the application to multiple visiting electives.  Prior to its existence, students were required to apply separately to visiting electives at each faculty.

AFMC charges a one-time, lifetime Registration fee to enroll in the service.  These fees are used to maintain and improve the Portal.  On behalf of each Faculty of Medicine, AFMC collects Application
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As determined by the AFMC Board of Directors, comprised of the Deans of the 17 Canadian medical schools, please note only students who were unable to complete any of their scheduled visiting electives in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible for the AFMC Student Portal registration Fee Partial refund. Students who meets any of these criteria aren’t eligible for the partial refund: 

  1. You have a past confirmed elective on the
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