CaRMS Application Process
Residency Training

All applications for residency training at the University of Manitoba is handled through Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). This include Canadian and US Medical School Graduates as well as  international medical graduates that wish to enter a medical residency. To be eligible for participation in the CaRMS match, you must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

CaRMS APPLICATIONS

Language Proficiency
English is the language of study at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba. All applicants whose first language is not English must submit proof of English language proficiency to CaRMS by the file review opening date.

R-1 Main Residency Match

University of Manitoba Eligibility Criteria

The CaRMS Match is run in two iterations.

This match is offered in two iterations each year. The first iteration includes all graduating students and prior year graduates from Canadian, American and international medical schools who meet the basic eligibility criteria and have no prior postgraduate training in Canada or the US.

Second Iteration: (New for 2019) The second iteration of the CaRMS match will include two parallel streams; Canadian Medical Graduates (CMG) Stream and International Medical Graduate (IMG) Stream, each having designated positions.  There will be no crossover or transfer between stream the two streams.  Candidates must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Resident of Canada to be eligible for either

To be eligible for participation in the first iteration, you must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident who is either a medical student, or a graduate having obtained or in the process of obtaining a medical degree by July 1 of the match year from:

  • A Liaison Committee on Medical Education / Committee on Accreditation on Canadian Medical Schools (LCME/CACMS) accredited school
  • An international medical school listed on the World Directory.

The first iteration of the CaRMS match will be open to both International Medical and Canadian Graduates. US graduates who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents are given reciprocity with Canadians.
The second iteration of the CaRMS match will include two parallel streams; Canadian Medical Graduates (CMG) Stream and International Medical Graduate (IMG) Stream, each having designated positions. 

Residents in current PG positions can access the second iteration as a way of changing programs or specialties. CMG Residents can only apply to unfilled CMG positions. IMG Residents can only apply for unfilled IMG positions.

Please review the AFMC National Transfer Guidelines and the PGME Alternate Route of Entry to Residency Policy for more information.
 



Medicine Subspecialty Match
The Medicine Subspecialty Match (MSM) is for residents currently in an internal medicine residency training program who are looking to apply for subspecialty training.  It is offered in two iterations each year.

University of Manitoba Eligibility Criteria


Pediatric Subspecialty Match
The Pediatric Subspecialty Match (PSM) is for residents currently in a pediatric residency training program who are looking to apply for subspecialty training.

University of Manitoba Eligibility Criteria



Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine Match
The Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine Match (FM/EM match) is for applicants who are completing or have completed postgraduate training in Family Medicine in Canada and want to pursue enhanced skills training in Emergency Medicine

University of Manitoba Eligibility Criteria



IMG candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a graduate of a medical school listed by the World Directory.
  • Be a permanent resident or citizen of Canada (notarized proof required)
  • A pass mark on the MCCQE Pat I
  • Must have a pass standing on the NAC OSCE

Successful IMG applicants who match are required to attend mandatory 2 week orientation program in June. 

    All trainee are required to attend the MANDATORY PGME ORIENTATION on Wednesday June 26, 2019