Information for New Trainees

The following information is for new trainees at St. Michael’s Hospital who have a supervisor and have submitted the necessary paperwork to the Office of Research Administration.

Not yet a trainee? Visit Undergraduate & Medical Students, Graduate Students, or Postdoctoral Fellowsto find out how to apply.

Please click here to download the Trainee Package


Step 1: Before you begin your training, you will receive a package from your supervisor.

Step 2: Complete the required forms included in the package. The instructions for completing these forms are also included in the package. Your supervisor will also be responsible for completing several of these forms.

Step 3:  Submit the completed forms to the Office of Research Administration located at 250 Yonge St, 6thfloor.

Any questions you have about completing the forms can be directed to the Research Employment Coordinator in the Office of Research Administration at

The Research Training Centre is a resource for students training with Research at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Centre:

  • organizes activities for students and opportunities to present their work and interact with each other as well as seminars and a Research Day
  • offers scholarships and travel awards
  • facilitates information exchange and interaction among trainees
  • organizes career development seminars and meetings with leading scientists
  • provides help  on research training-related issues

When you receive your package from your supervisor, you will be provided with an online link to register with the Research Training Centre. Alternatively, please find the registration form below:

Click here for the Trainee RTC Registration Form

Click here for the Post-Doc RTC Registration Form

Click here for the Visiting Student RTC Registration Form

If you have further questions, please email

Trainees arriving from outside of Canada will find additional information that may be useful with our information for international trainees.