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  1. MedsHousing.com Listing # 2330 100 ROGER GUINDON AVENUE, OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada This two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo is conveniently located within walking distance to CHEO, and the General Hospital. This condo features a spacious kitchen with an elevated breakfast bar, an open concept dining & living area. The balcony has two access points, one off the living area, and another off the primary bedroom. The primary bedroom features a three-piece ensuite, and ensuite laundry. One underground parking space, and locker included. This condo has a shuttle service available to the students, and employees of the University of Ottawa, and Carleton University. ***RENT INCLUDES WATER AND HEAT (ENBRIDGE) TENANT PAYS HYDRO ONLY*** Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Unfurnished Long term $2,500.00 CAD / Month Contact Landlord Here
  2. As listed on MedsHousing.com Listing #199 April 1 2022 available 854 Wingate dr, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada This place is an airbnb. It is a private room with livingroom, kitchenette and private entrance and bathroom. Very quiet with unlimited wifi, satellite TV..spa bathroom...wonderful back yard and bbq 10 minute walk to CHEO and Medical Schoo Features Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Furnished Short term $1,400.00 CAD / Month $69.00 CAD / Day CONTACT LANDLORD HERE
  3. Hey Everyone, I thought I would create a separate thread for the 2021 Waitlist, just so we can keep the Accepted/Rejected/Waitlist thread a bit more clean for the next year of applicants. If you are not aware, there is a google spreadsheet that has been created in which waitlisted members are keeping track of waitlist order based on the time stamp in which emails were created/sent. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1TCI1UUteVwLRKq5EpmxXSBUVugyr4KzWEpeyk5r5xHI/edit?usp=sharing If you want to enter your waitlist information, including timestamps and stream, that would be very helpful. Thanks y'all and hoping for the best
  4. Bright, lower-level apartment with separate entrance in 3-year old home in Old Ottawa South neighbourhood (near Bank St & Sunnyside Ave). Hardwood floors, granite counters, new appliances. Just 3 1/2 km to Ottawa General Hospital & U of O Med School, and 4 1/2 km to Ottawa Civic Hospital. Very convenient to public transit, cycle paths, Rideau Canal & River pathways, shopping, gym, restaurants, Lansdowne Park. Fully furnished including all furniture; all appliances (incl dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster); cookware and dishes, etc. Includes all utilities, cable, flat-screen TV, WiFi. Street parking available, and a City of Ottawa on-street parking permit can be purchased monthly or annually, if needed. In-floor radiant heating, with separate thermostat. No smoking; no pets; single person only. Excellent apartment at excellent price for the right tenant. Contact through: MEDSHOUSING.COM
  5. Hi Everyone, 2 courses I took during the fall semester of my 1st year were pass/fail courses. O.K, so that year won't count for Ottawa's wGPA calculation So my questions are: would the final 3 years of my study be valid for the calculation? And if this does occur, what will happen to the first year marks — would they just disappear?
  6. Hi everyone, I applied to uOttawa this year and thankfully got an interview. However, IF I get accepted , I will need to have completed a pre-req from Athabasca University before June 30th to send my transcript to OMSAS. I was planning on doing my midterm and final exams in the upcoming months, but since all universities in my province have closed due to COVID-19 I will not be able to be invigilated (aka take my exams). Depending on how Athabasca deals witht the situation, I am unsure if I will be able to finish my pre-req before the OMSAS deadline. I know that everything is extremely uncertain at the moment, but does anyone have any idea of how pre-reqs will be handled by med schools in the event that unforeseeable circumstances like this one make it impossible for us to finish them before the deadline or, even worse, entering med school in the fall? Hope everyone is safe!
  7. Hello, I am a female incoming PGY1 and am looking for housing ideally walking distance from either the General or the Civic Hospital (open to both a 1 bedroom apartment/studio apartment for myself or sharing a house or apartment with 1-2 female roommates- preferably also residents). I'm quiet and neat, but also friendly. If you have any leads please private message me- ideally looking to move in mid-late June! Thanks
  8. www.MedsHousing.com Listing# 38426 to contact =landlord click here, I’m an R1 at CHEO with a private bedroom available for rent in a 2 bedroom 1.5 bathroom condo. – 15 minute walk to the general – Shared bathroom, free laundry and parking – Must be cat friendly! 225$/week Available: October 1 – 11 October 28 – November 17 December 1st onwards Price local currency : $225
  9. EDIT: Ottawa cannot tell a course was online unless its indicated on your transcript. As of 2020/2021 they don't care about the number of online courses anymore.
  10. **Showings will take place during the evening of Wednesday, February 26 - please contact for the exact time and more info.** ** Alternative date is Sunday, March 1 by appointment ** 4-Bedroom house, located on Acton Rd (at Alta Vista Dr and Industrial Ave) Available anytime between March 1 and May 1 Rent is $2600, starting on May 1, for a 12 month lease. No utilities included (tenant pays for hydro, gas, water) OPTIONS: — Rent Discount of $100 / month, if you start the lease on April 1 and sign for 13 months (so rent for the first 13 months would be $2500/month) — Rent Discount of $200 / month, if you start the lease on March 1 and sign for 14 months (so rent for the first 14 months would be $2400/month) — All-inclusive utilities (for hydro, gas, water and internet) can be added to any of the rent options above. Please ask for details. INSIDE: Spacious 4 bedroom house, with hardwood floors and open-concept layout. Lots of natural light in every room. Main floor has an expansive living room and dining room. Kitchen is modern design, with mix of stainless steel and white appliances. Second floor has 4 bedrooms, and full bathroom. Central heating and air conditioning, reaching the full house. Washer and dryer are included - located in the basement and no additional charge to use. OUTSIDE: Large private backyard with shed, no rear neighbours (backs on to green space). Large deck for entertaining. Parking available - with a dedicated laneway enough for 4 cars. LOCATION: Walk to Trainyards for shopping. Walk to CHEO, Ottawa U Medical School, Ottawa General Hospital, DND Medical Centre. Walk to several bus stops + LRT. Minutes drive to 417 highway, downtown, and shopping. Close to both Carleton and University of Ottawa . References + Background checks will be conducted. Students without regular employment will need a parental guarantor. MORE INFO: The house is a side-by-side duplex. See website for more photos and rental application form: www.RentOttawa.weebly.com/358acton
  11. Hey! Did anyone apply through the CNFS or applied in previous years and got in?
  12. Just wondering what the general consensus is on the available general surgery programs in the country, which are considered “the best” and what are the pros and cons of each?
  13. Hey folks, Any ideas on if any Canadian schools reject or frown upon taking an online course during undergrad? It happens to be a biochemistry course, which I know is a prereq for Ottawa. WIll this make any difference? Also, do these things matter for US schools, at least ones that accept Canadians?
  14. Hi, I am a high school student who wants to go to med school (yes, I know how corny this sounds), and I LIKE BOTH OF THESE COURSES EQUALLY and can't choose between them. So, I would like to know which course is easier to get a high GPA in, while also having time for ECs and completing prerequisites for med school. I have heard that in health sci you have to take med prerequisites as your electives (is that a hassle?), and you might not be as prepared for the MCAT as a biomed student (is this true?). Also, I have heard that biomedical science is harder, so to make it easier you can take health science electives. Out of both of these routes which one is better.
  15. Ottawa Female roommate needed Share with 2 PGY1 New listing on www.Medshousing.com Listing #0038262 https://medshousing.com/properties/ottawa-on-10-minute-walk-from-ottawa-general-hospital/ Listing Info: "Two female PGY1 residents looking for a female roommate who is a resident or medical/working professional. Fully furnished room in a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhouse, less than a 10 minute walk from the Ottawa General Hospital. Available July 1, one year lease." Parking available. No smoking and no pets allowed. Tenant pays rent for room and 1/3 price of utilities/internet. Your choice of one of the three bedrooms: Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom: $850/month Medium bedroom: $750/month Small bedroom $700/month
  16. Hi All, So I've been accepted into physio at Ottawa U. However I was wondering if there were any anglophone Physio students out there who could sort of give me an idea of how hard the french is. I have a working knowledge of french and can speak well enough, however I am just really unsure about the course content and style of teaching and if I would be able to keep up with it all. I have never taken a university level course in french and have not been in a french class in 4 years. Just looking for some advice! Thanks
  17. Un message en français suivra. Have you received or do you know a friend that has received an interview offer from uOttawa's medical school this cycle? For the second year in a row, the uOttawa Black Medical Student Association is offering mock interviews to students coming from underrepresented communities and disadvantaged backgrounds hoping that through vertical and longitudinal mentorship, we can build more diverse community of medical students at uOttawa. To be as immersive as possible, the interviews will be in-person and conducted by volunteer members of the uOttawa BMSA on the Roger Guindon campus of uOttawa. Each interview will last about 50 minutes including feedback. As we are a non-for-profit club at the University of Ottawa, this opportunity is given free of charge. Pass along the word! Interested applicants should contact us at ottawa.bmsa@gmail.com before February 10th to inquire an interview! Thank you and we can't wait to meet you! -------------------------------------------------------- Avez-vous reçu ou connaissez-vous un ami qui a reçu une offre d'entrevue de la faculté de médecine de l'Université d'Ottawa pour ce cycle d'application? Pour la deuxième année consécutive, L’Association des étudiants en médecine noirs de l’Université d'Ottawa (uOttawa BMSA) offre des entrevues simulées aux étudiants issus de communautés sous-représentées et de milieux défavorisés, dans l’espoir qu’avec le mentorat vertical et longitudinal, nous pourrons créer une communauté plus diversifiée d’étudiants en médecine à l'Université d'Ottawa. Afin de vous offrir une expérience semblable au réel, les entrevues seront données en personne par des membres bénévoles de la BMSA sur le campus Roger Guindon de l'Université d'Ottawa. Chaque entretien durera environ 50 minutes, incluant la rétroaction. Puisque nous sommes un club à but non lucratif de l'Université d'Ottawa, cette opportunité vous est offerte gratuitement. Passez le mot! Les candidats intéressés doivent nous contacter à ottawa.bmsa@gmail.com avant le 10 février pour demander une entrevue de pratique! Merci et nous avons hâte de vous rencontrer!
  18. I am Canadian. What are my chances for top american med schools? Which american schools would you recommend applying to? What would you recommend improving in my application between now and September? I have a 4.0 cGPA, 521 MCAT (127 CARS), many meaningful extracurriculars (although I am worried because I do not have any meaningful research or shadowing). A few of my major ECAs include: -Student trustee of a major Canadian research university -Member of student government -Youngest board member of a national education advocacy organization - National chair of prestigious political training program (involved for 7 years) -250 hours EMT overseas -Teach sports to children with disabilities for many years -Executive of large cultural club on campus -a ton of intramural high school, sports, high school class president... (good stuff in high school) Thanks!!!
  19. Ottawa accommodation short and long term www.MedsHousing.com Listing # 02434 Room for medical pharmacy student near CHEO General Hospital: about 10 minutes walk to CHEO, General Hospital (there is hospital shuttle bus between General Hospital, Civic Hospital, Riverside hospital), near Riverside Hospital, Roger Guindon Hall, University of Ottawa Alta Vista campus (RGN), (UofOttawa has shuttle bus for students going to/from downtown campus every hour); Ottawa Hospital has also free shuttle bus goes between General Campus, Riverside campus and Civic campus. Near The Perley and Rideau Veterans Health Centre, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, Canadian Forces Health Care Centre, Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Pharmacists Association, Canadian Blood Services, The Conference Board of Canada, Oakpark Retirement Cummunity. There are 4 bedrooms (2 bathrooms) in this semi-deatched house; ONLY rented EXCLUSIVELY to medical students, nurses, medical elective or medical rotation, pharmacy student, healthcare or medical professional; The house (and bedrooms) is fully furnished, fully equipped: laundry, laundry detergent, kitchenware, utensils, iron, iron board, hygienic paper, etc. (all you need to bring is your food and personal belongings), unlimited high speed WIFI Internet, laundry on site. Owner does not live there, hence more “freedom” Rent is $60/day or $250/week per room (shared bathrooms) or $950/month/room; rent included all utilities, laundry, laundry detergent, kitchenware, utensils, iron, iron board, hygienic paper, etc; parking available, snow cleared by contractor (if you park at the hospital, it would cost you $14/day or a monthly pass is $90, but the waiting list to get the monthly pass is very long) NB: there is hospital free shuttle bus running between General – Riverside – Civic campuses Long term lease is also available.
  20. Wondering if anyone received an email from University of Ottawa (French or English stream) acknowledging receipt of their application? It's my first year applying to their medical program, but third year applying via OMSAS (McMaster and NOSM) and I've always received an email from the individual schools acknowledging my application, in addition to the confirmation email from OMSAS. I received emails from McMaster and NOSM in December, but nothing from Ottawa... Is this normal? Do they simply do things differently? Or should I be contacting them to make sure there hasn't been an issue? Thanks in advance!
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  22. Does it require the MCAT? Because back in 2016 apparently they brought it back but in their website they say its not required. https://med.uottawa.ca/undergraduate/hidden/does-ottawa-require-mcat
  23. Hi, asking for a friend who is applying next year He was just wondering if anyone has received an English stream interview this past cycle with a wGPA of 3.91? But TBH, based on the invite/reject thread 2017, the minimum I saw for an undergrad IP (Out of Ottawa) was at least wGPA 3.93, so 3.91 doesn't really seem quite promising...but hopefully, someone out there can provide some hope !
  24. Ottawa-Furnished Room in Townhouse (only 1 housemate) for CaRMS (Ottawa Civic Hospital, Heart Institute, Royal Ottawa) Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada @www.MedsHousing.com Hello, I am a clean and tidy PGY-2 in Dermatology looking to rent out my extra bedroom in a new spacious home to a respectful and tidy housemate. It will just be you and I in the home, and I do not own any pets. The home will be very quiet. Having been through CaRMS myself, I believe you will appreciate this so that you can work on your application in peace. Available: 20 Nov 2018 onwards (short or long-term rentals welcome). Rate: $250/week or $850/month Amenities included: – Room is fully furnished with Double Bed, Night stand, Work Desk, Desk Lamp and Closet – Quiet, spacious shared living space (1400 sq ft.) – Ultra high-speed, unlimited internet (80M download, 10M upload) – On-site Parking Available If you need anything else, feel free to ask! I'm happy to help answer questions pertaining to CaRMS too. Travel Distances: – Ottawa Hospital (Civic Campus / Heart Institute): 5-min drive – Royal Ottawa: 5-min drive – Ottawa Hospital (General Campus): 10-min – CHEO: 10-min drive – Walmart/Loblaws/Food Basics: 3-min drive / 5 min bike – Alonguin College: 6-min drive – Carleton University: 8-min drive – Downtown / University of Ottawa: 10-min drive Please feel free to message me if you have any questions. I respond quickly. Thank you for your interest. Price local currency : $250wk/mth Listing Type : Furnished Property Type : Short term suitable/electives Medical School : University of Ottawa Availability : Contact for dates available through www.MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0027001
  25. Hey guys, I'm thinking of applying to UOttawa med this year- I just wanted to know; what is the cut-off for the wGPA for anglophone applicants? On their site it says you can email and ask, but the lady won't be back till october 1st (how convenient). Did anyone manage to email this year? I don't wanna assume it's the same as previous years. Thanks!
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