Orientation Information for Residents and Clinical Fellows

Registration and Orientation:

Incoming Residents/Clinical Fellows scheduled to start between May to August will have the hospital application package emailed to them in early May to their Western email account.

Information about hospital-provided courses, such as N95 and PowerChart, our electronic health records system, will be outlined within the hospital application package and Corporate ID document you receive in early mid-June.

The hospital application package will include a checklist outlining the mandatory hospital requirements. These mandatory requirements, along with approval from the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) office at Western University, and the Medical Affairs office at the London Health Sciences Centre and the St. Joseph's Health Care London will confirm your start date to begin clinical activity.

Details on the mandatory requirements are outlined below:

Hospital Appointment Letter

To review and electronically sign the hospital appointment letter, you will need to sign into Schulich Medicine and Dentistry Hub. Please refer to the checklist of mandatory requirements that was issued with your hospital application package. Questions can be directed to @email.

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CMPA Membership

To obtain membership, click HERE for further information.

Please forward CMPA membership to @email

CMPA for International Medical Graduates

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Health Review and N95 Fit-Testing

Access the Health Screen Form and review requirements

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Online training and eLearning

  • Privacy eLearning and Agreement - Login details to complete this training will be included with the hospital application package. Once you complete the Privacy eLearning, you will receive your hospital Corporate ID and password, which will enable access to the ME(MyEducation) learning management system.
  • (ME) MyEducation learning management system - eLearning will be available via the ME system once you receive your Corporate ID details, and you have completed the Privacy eLearning and agreement. All residents and clinical fellows must ensure continued compliance at all times throughout the duration of their training appointment.

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)



  • You are welcome to take elsewhere and be reimbursed up to $350 for a Provider course and $200 for a Recertification


**NEW*** BLS is not included, must have a valid Heart and Stroke BLS certification before attending a London ACLS course

If you require a BLS certification Provider or Recertification this is also being held at 100 Kellogg Lane so you can take it the same day as your ACLS course!

You will need to register and pay through Mosaic Medical for this component

Click here to register for a BLS course with Mosaic Medical


Is ACLS required?
  • Provider ACLS Course (2 days): Holding a valid ACLS is a mandatory requirement for all PGY 1 and PGY 2 residents (except residents in Paediatrics who will be required to obtain PALS). If you are a PGY 1 or PGY 2 resident and do not have a valid ACLS certification, please register for one of the Provider Courses offered in ME(MyEducation) (cost covered).
  • Recertification Course: If you are a PGY 1 or 2 (no matter what department) you will need to recertify if your ACLS is about to expire (cost covered). Please register for one of the Recertification Courses offered in ME (MyEducation) (cost covered).


If you are a PGY3+ in the programs listed below, you will need to complete a Recertification Course if your ACLS is about to expire: or complete a Provider Course if you have already expired or never had ACLS (cost covered)

Internal Medicine

Critical Care Medicine


Obstetrics and Gynaecology (PGY 1-3 only)

Emergency Medicine

Geriatric Medicine


Nuclear Medicine


Anesthesia (new July 2019)

Dentistry (OMFS)


Radiation Oncology

Family Medicine - Enhanced Skills



After completing the above requirements, go to Next: Preparing for your first day!

For more information, once you have access to the hospital system and/or have received your corporate ID, login to view the Medical Affairs intranet*.

*Use Corporate ID sign-on or hospital network computer to access information.