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FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Postgraduate Medical Education

Completing Your PGME Program

Once you have successfully completed your training, there are three tasks to complete before your leave:

  • Return your PGME Photo ID badge
  • Return your PGME pager
  • Collect your certificate

 

Certificates to confirm your successful completion of your PGME training program (residency program or clinical fellowship) are issued on the recommendation of Program Directors, with the approval of the program’s Residency Training Committee, and the Associate Dean, PGME.

Unless otherwise instructed by your program, there are three ways to collect your certificate upon completion of your program:

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You can pick up your certificate at:

Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning, McMaster Campus

1280 Main Street West, MDCL 3101A

Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1

Canada

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm

 You will be required to return your PGME Photo ID badge to receive your certificate.

You can authorize a delegate to pick up your certificate on your behalf. Follow the steps below to do so:

  • Email pgmeres@mcmaster.ca with the full name of your delegate
  • Your delegate will need to provide photo ID to verify their identity when picking-up your certificate
  • Your delegate will need to return your PGME Photo ID badge to receive your certificate

PGME can courier your certificate to you for the following fee:

 

Within Canada $10.00 CAD
To the USA $25.00 CAD
To International Destinations $35.00 CAD

 

In order for a certificate to be couriered to you, you will need to:

  • Email pgmeres@mcmaster.ca to request your certificate be delivered to you
  • Submit payment by cheque to:

Postgraduate Medical Education Office 

1280 Main Street West, MDCL 3101A

Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1

Canada

  • Return your PGME photo ID badge and pager to the PGME Office (in person or by mail to the address above)
  • Provide a courier address to PGME

Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing. Certificates will be mailed once payment is received.

Please note that certificates are held for one calendar year from the completion of training date. PGME cannot provide duplicate certificates.