Application Process


Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Positions


We have four funded transplant hepatology fellowship positions. Applications for one or two year fellowship positions are accepted depending on the fellow’s needs and future career goals.


We do accept applications from Foreign Medical Graduates and do not require the ECFMG examinations, but in Canada we require a passing score on the TOEFL exams and the applicant’s education must be approved by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario ( to qualify for an Educational License.


For further information on Fellowship training please visit the University of Toronto PGME site at


We will begin accepting applications for our Transplant Hepatology Fellowship on October 1st until November 30th 2020 for the January 1st 2022 start date.  Please forward your CV and three letters of reference at that time.




Event Date
Application June 2021
Interviews offers July 2021
Interviews July – August 2021


To apply for the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, please send your CV, references and a cover letter to:


Ms. Lucy Abate
Administrative Coordinator
Liver Transplant Program
585 University Ave.
11 PMB 173A
Toronto, ON
M5G 2N2
T: 416-340-4800 x8631
F: 416-340-3126 or

Application FAQ

I am a board-certified hepatologist from outside North America. Can I apply?

I am from outside North America. Do I require the USMLE or ECFMG examinations?
No, in Canada neither USMLE nor ECFMEs are required. Your training will be assessed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). For details see the CPSO’s Registration Applications and Forms page.

What licence will I require?
Upon acceptance to the Fellowship, you will need to obtain an Educational Licence from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario ( ) This is an extensive process that takes over 6 months.

Are there any Visa requirements?
Non-Canadians will require a VISA to enter, work, and study in Canada.