Application Guides

OMSAS – Verifiers

For each activity mentioned in the Autobiographical Sketch, provide the names, addresses and telephone numbers of contacts who can verify your involvement in that activity (i.e., verifiers). Important: To associate a verifier with an activity, enter a number in brackets beside each activity. This number should correspond to the number on your verifiers list. Where…

OMSAS – Postsecondary Education

Quick Links Undergraduate Academic Record Course Weight Cumulative Average Graduate Academic Record Tips: Record all postsecondary institutions at which you have registered. This includes the following: community colleges/CEGEPs; universities; junior colleges; graduate schools; and work taken on Letter of Permission, on transfer or on an exchange program. Enter the year followed by the month in…

About OMSAS

The Ontario Medical School Application Service (OMSAS) is a not‑for‑profit, centralized application service for applicants to the 6 Ontario medical schools. Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine (McMaster University) Northern Ontario School of Medicine University of Ottawa Queen’s University University of Toronto Schulich School of Medicine (Western University) OMSAS was developed by admissions personnel at…

OMSAS – Important Dates

September 15, 2016 (4:30 pm ET) Deadline to register for/create an account for the OMSAS online application. Create your own account and do not take over an account created by someone else. You cannot create an account after the September 15, 4:30 pm (ET) deadline. Do not share your login information with anyone. October 1,…

OMSAS – Undergraduate Grading System Conversion Table

Note: The scales are applicable only to current grading schemes.  Type Numeric  Percentage  Alpha Scale  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 OMSAS value 4.00  9  8  90–100  93–100  94–100  94–100  A+  A  A+ 3.90  85–89  84–92  87–93  85–93  A 3.80  A 3.70  8  7  80–84  75–83  80–86  80–84  A-  A- 3.30  7…

OMSAS – Program Requirements Overview

University program information changes regularly. For the most up-to-date details, view the online application. Last updated:  November 2, 2016 Quick Links McMaster Northern Ontario School of Medicine Ottawa Queen’s Toronto Western Total Numbers Here is an overview of the requirements for medical school programs. Refer to each institution’s requirements for full information. Note: If you…

OMSAS – Application Guide

Note: The OUAC and the medical schools reserve the right to amend this information at any time. Please review this information before applying. The medical schools and OMSAS do not endorse or support presentations or publications other than their own. Up‑to‑date information should be obtained directly from the schools’ admissions offices or their websites. Last…

OMSAS – Secure Applicant Messaging (SAM)

The OMSAS SAM tool allows you to correspond with OMSAS via a secure process, to ensure this information is protected. You can access SAM by logging in to your submitted application. The following change requests can be made using SAM: Name Date of birth Home or mailing address AAMC ID number Once you submit your application,…

OMSAS – Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (Western University)

University program information changes regularly. For the most up-to-date details, view the online application. Last updated: July 14, 2016 Quick Links About the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry MD Program Structure Student Experience Financial Support Academic Admission Requirements Non-Academic Requirements Important Dates and Deadlines Health Care Improvement in Southwestern Ontario and Indigenous Communities Combined…

OMSAS – University of Toronto

University program information changes regularly. For the most up-to-date details, view the online application. Last updated: July 14, 2016 Quick Links About Medicine at the University of Toronto The MD Program Structure Admission Process and Policies Admission Requirements: Academic Additional Admission Requirements: Graduate Applicants Additional Admission Requirements: MD/PhD Program Applicants Admission Requirements: Brief Personal Essays, Autobiographical…