Orientation and onboarding documents are required prior to starting your Undergraduate Medical, Midwifery, or Physician Assistant placement. 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. You’ll find Academic Affairs on the 3rd floor of the main hospital, located at the end of the hall across from nursing unit 3A in room #3333. 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 Jane Varley noting all should be sent in one e-mail. *denotes form is required
  1. Confidentiality Form * (Witness required)
  2. Pager/Cell Phone Registration * (UGY2 – 4 & PA students only)
  3. Personal Contact Information *


(PA & Midwifery only) 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

Documents & Handouts:

(UGY1 learners will not be provided computer access) Quality Based Procedures (Entry 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.

Medical Emergency Team (MET)



Miscellaneous Information