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Careers / Learners/ Medical Learners

Medical Learners

Medical Affairs is available to assist in :

Coordinating Medical student placements at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH)

Coordinating Resident rotations at SJHH

Important Links:

McMaster Undergraduate:

McMaster Postgraduate:

International Medical Students:

We are committed to work with you to achieve your learning goals and objectives.

Medical Learner - FAQ

How do I get oriented to my placement at SJHH?
  • Annual orientation is held for first year residents every June in collaboration with St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University.
  • Contact the CTU Director or Chief Resident for your area regarding program specific orientation.
How do I obtain a Resident Orientation Handbook?

Contact Gail Fennell, Medical Affairs Coordinator, at 905-522-1155 Ext. 32767 or

How do I obtain Access to the Clinical Information Systems?
  • Clinical Clerks and Residents on rotation at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton will require access to Provider Portal and the Picture Archiving & Communications System (PACS).  Accounts are based on information sent from the undergraduate and Postgrad Medical Education Offices.  In order to pick up account information, you are required to bring your McMaster name badge.
  • Clinical Browser - Accounts picked up in G220   Contact Cynthia Martin  905-522-1155 ext.33912  or
  • PACS Imaging System - Accounts are created to match Provider Portal. Pick up in the computer room G220.  PACS support Mark O'Connor 905-522-1155 ext.34353
Who do I contact for more information or if I have concerns about the placement?

Contact Gail Fennell, Medical Affairs Coordinator, at Ext. 32767 or