Welcome to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre!

We look forward to having you here during your clinical or non-clinical placement. This website will help you navigate our requirements for placement, give you access to required forms and provide information you will need before starting your placement.

Medical Resident or Fellow

Orientation and onboarding documents are required prior to starting your placement, residency or fellowship. You will be provided an orientation which will include an in-person or virtual presentation, e-learning and review of our Orientation Handbook. Dates and times will be provided by Karen Anderson or Jane Varley if you are coming on elective. Details such as computer accounts, locker assignments, scrubs etc. will be discussed at orientation.


All forms are required no less than two weeks prior to starting your placement. Please complete and forward to Karen Anderson or Jane Varley (electives) noting all should be sent in one e-mail. *denotes form is required
  1. Confidentiality Form * (Witness required)
  2. Resident Signature Verification Form *
  3. Pager/Cell Phone Registration * (for paging purposes)
  4. Personal Contact Information *
  5. Radiation Safety form * (Orthopedic Residents only)
  6. Citrix – remote access to hospital systems.
    1. Do you have a Novell Username: Select Yes. Your on site coordinator will fill in your account when received.
    2. Select the Applications Required: Select: Meditech, Pacs, My Documents and Intranet.


Forward a head shot in jpg format to your hospital coordinator no less than 2 weeks prior to your first day.


You will be provided a link to required hospital orientation modules via your NOSM e-mail address or for non NOSM electives, your provided e-mail. Modules should take approximately 3 hours to complete. Subject line will read “Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre e-Learning: New user account” If you do not receive this, please check your spam folder.


For your review TBRHSC - Orientation Handbook - 2021

Documents & Handouts:


Quality Based Procedures (Entry Point)

To access the Entry Point Training video, visit https://vimeo.com/347796518 The password is: entrypoint QBP - Entry Point Brochure-TBRHSC QBP - Entry Point Library-TBRHSC QBP - Order Set Training Power Point  


Dictation Instructions for the main hospital, Adult Mental Health and the Cancer Centre are provided here along with Dictation Guidelines. Please note that you will be provided a wallet card with the main hospital instructions. Dictation Guidelines Dictation Instructions - Adult Mental Health Dictation Instructions - Cancer Centre Dictation Instructions - TBRHSC  

Medical Emergency Team (MET)

MET Fast Facts - Poster  


Research - Residents 2021  


EMR for Physicians MHAT consultation - Accessing in EMR OT PT Interventions - Accessing in EMR Patient List Look Up  

Miscellaneous Information:

Amenities For Residents, Clinical Clerks & PA's Clinical Documentation Abbreviations - DOC-2-19 Tips, Tricks and Lessons Learned TBRHSC Postgraduate Supervision 2021 Parking Map