Enhanced Skills Program

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Through this popular program, you will develop skills in primary care sports medicine by working with other family physicians in this field, supplemented with exposure to specialty clinics. You will also gain experience through exposure to the wide range of sports medicine-related fields such as physical rehab, rheumatology, spine service, and others.

Goals and Objectives

This program incorporates optimal practices for musculoskeletal and sports medicine in clinical, educational, and research settings.


Total 13 Blocks = 52 Weeks
1 Block = 4 Weeks

  • Athletic Therapy / Physiotherapy / Sport Bracing and Casting (1 block)
  • Geriatrics (0.5 block)
  • Imaging (1.5 blocks)
  • Orthopedics (2 blocks)
  • Pain Clinic (1 block)
  • Pediatrics and Pediatric Orthopedics (1.5 blocks)
  • Physical Rehab Medicine (1 block)
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine (ongoing)
  • Research (ongoing)
  • Rheumatology (0.5 block)
  • Spinal Surgery / Spine Service Clinics (1 block with call)
  • Sport Nutrition, Sport Psychology, Exercise Physiology (1 block)
  • Vacation/Research (1 block total; taken 0.5 blocks concomitantly)
  • Women’s Health (1 block)
  • Worker’s Compensation Board

How to Apply

1) Confirm your eligibility

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be registered and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba or the regulatory body of your home province 
  • You have completed or are in the process of completing a two-year family medicine residency or equivalent
  • You have current ACLS certification
  • It is preferred that you have CCFP designation at the time of application, but it is not mandatory
2) Gather your documents

You will require the following:

  • Resumé 
  • Three signed letters of reference written no more than three months before the application deadline 
  • Short essay (max. one page), briefly outlining your career and learning goals for the program and why you are the best candidate for the fellowship year
  • Certificate of Professional Standing from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba or from the regulatory body of your home province
3) Complete your application

Your application is considered complete when you have successfully submitted the documents outlined above. No additional application forms are required.

Your documents can be provided to the program coordinator by mail, fax or email (contact information in the column to the right.).

The deadline for submission is October 31 of each year.

4) Notification

You can expect a response to your application by the second week of November. Successful applicants will begin the program July 1 of the following year. 


Upon successful completion of the Sports and Exercise Medicine Enhanced Skills program you will receive a diploma from the University of Manitoba’s College of Medicine.


Program Lead - Pan Am
Dr. Hein Peters 

Sports & Exercise Medicine Program Assistant
Ms. Dana Peteleski 

Pan Am Clinic
75 Poseidon Bay
Winnipeg, MB R3M 3E4
Fax: 204-452-5362


Program Lead - Legacy 
Dr. Neil Craton 

Program Assistant
Irene Toews

Legacy Sport Medicine
160 Meadowood Dr #14
Winnipeg, MB R2M 5L6 
Fax: 204-956-1593


Please submit applications to:

Enhanced Skills Program Assistant
Jana Mudra 
Tel: 204-594-5352 
Fax: 204-272-3090

P228 Pathology
770 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3M 3E9