Observership Program

ACAP Observership Guidelines

  1.  Observership is a full-time program which runs for 4 weeks and starts on first Monday of each month.
  2.  Each candidate is only allowed for one Observership (4 weeks).
  3.  All communications must be facilitated through ACAP ( at all times. Please do not contact the hospital directly.
  4.  Candidate must have either a Green Card, EAD or US citizenship.
  5.  ECFMG certificate is preferred.
  6.  An active ACAP membership is required at the time of online registration.
  7.  After online registration is received, ACAP administrator will contact the candidate regarding specialty and start date.
    You will be asked to complete Clinical Observership Processing form and also send in a copy of your CV.
  8.  An email confirmation will be sent from the Hospital once start date/specialty is approved.
    Observership start date & specialty can NOT be changed once approved.
  9.  After receiving email confirmation from the Hospital, candidate is required to pay a non-refundable administrative fee of $500.
  10.  Admin fee is ONLY refundable if ACAP cannot fill a spot for candidate.
  11.  If for some reason, candidate cannot come to Observership as scheduled, please contact ACAP administrator as soon as possible.
    Admin fee is NOT refundable.
  12.  Candidate will be required to complete Volunteer Services Application, Occupational Health Form, Drug Screening Test, and meet
    with the OHS and Volunteer Department before starting Observership.
    It usually takes about 4-6 weeks to complete all requirements, so please plan accordingly and do not miss the start date of the Observership.

Code of Conduct

  1.  Observer is expected to stay with the team assigned to him/her on a full-time basis and demonstrate a high level of professionalism.
  2.  Observer is expected to treat the opportunity sincerely and maintain a positive image of ACAP.
  3.  Observer should NOT provide translation for patients unless he/she is approved by the Language Assistance Department of the hospital.
To check the status of your Observership program application, please send email to