Physicians + Volunteers + Research Applicants


If you are a physician who is already licensed to practice in BC, please forward your CV to Ms. Annie Leung, Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice President, Medical Affairs and she will forward this on to the appropriate Department and/or Division Head(s).  Please indicate which clinical Department and/or specialty you are interested in.

Dr. Patricia Clugston Chair in Breast Reconstruction and Director of the UBC Breast Reconstruction Program Opportunity

Head, Division of Thoracic Surgery Opportunity

**If you are not a physician, please visit Providence Health Care Careers website for all other enquiries regarding medical staff positions at Providence Health Care **


For Physicians

All observership requests must be accepted by the Department and/or Division Head before moving forward with the appropriate paperwork: (1) a visitor’s license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC; (2) observership agreement; (3) confidentiality statement; (4) proof of valid liability insurance; (5) support letter from the Department Head with accepting supervisor listed.

Please contact Ms. Katy Poon, Credentialing Secretary, Medical Affairs, for assistance.

For Medical Students (Medical Clerkships)

Visiting senior medical students (who qualify for Year 4 Senior Clerkship Elective Experiences) must register with the MD Undergraduate Program at the University of British Columbia. Information on how to proceed with an elective can be found in the Visiting Student Elective Program at UBC.

For All Other Medical Students

Medical students under year 4 will need to contact the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

Non-Medical Students will not be permitted to do observerships due to confidentiality issues.


Please visit the following website for more information about MD Postgraduate Programs offered by the University of British Columbia.


If you are an International Medical Graduate who is currently living in BC as either a Permanent Resident, Landed Immigrant, Canadian Citizen or WHO Refugee and interested in being assessed for Post-Graduate training, please visit the International Medical Graduates Program at UBC for more information.

If you require further guidance on the assessment process please contact the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

Research Applicants

As an academic health sciences centre, research programs at Providence are closely aligned with the University of British Columbia. If you are interested in research opportunities, positions are generally advertised through the University of British Columbia's Human Resources website.


If you'd like to volunteer at any of our sites, please review our volunteer opportunities, or contact any site directly.