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Canada elective at univ of toronto? does it count?

hello everyone,
i wanted to know if i could apply for electives to the university of toronto, canada? http://www.md.utoronto.ca/students/visiting.htm ..would it still be considered as USCE?. though i rely on my friends lee and ahmed advice, i would like to know the general opinion.. is it worth it? kindly help
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My friend has done 6 weeks of electives in Vancouver and she then was able to be place in a prestigious residency program in Massachusetts

So yes, it will be very helpful for you
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Arrow It's like USA

Canadian medical graduates are well preferred in USA as the system closely resemble the American system.
They even have a special system to aid them in the match called CaRMS.
So when you do an elective in Canada, you are just like doing an elective in USA.
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can you still get Lors from the university of toronto?
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