Application Process
Selection Criteria
The Section of Plastic Surgery at the University of Manitoba is committed to a fair, equitable and transparent application process. We hire applicants who are committed to excellence in the delivery of clinical care and personal development.  Preference will be given to applicants who have completed electives with our Program. 

January 29, 2018. 

Short listed candidates will be interviewed. The section will contact short-listed candidates. Interviews will be held Janaury 29, 2018. Telephone interviews are not permitted as an alternative to on-site interviews. 
Notification / Invitation: 
Program will notify all applicants 
Details regarding the interview process: 
Candidates attending for interviews will be invited to interviews with a dinner the evening before. They will be given an opportunity to meet the residents and members of faculty within the Section of Plastic Surgery at the dinner. Every attempt will be made to answer any questions concerning our program.

Interviews are conducted by faculty members of the Section of Plastic Surgery, along with a senior and junior resident.

Personal letter 
A personal letter should state what you feel is of importance about yourself - what makes you a good candidate for Plastic Surgery and why you have chosen Plastic Surgery as your specialty.

Reference Letter(s) 
Three letters of reference are required. More than 3 references, if submitted, will be read. Greater emphasis will be placed on letters written by members of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. It is felt that these individuals would have greater insight into the qualities and skills applicable to plastic surgery.


  • Medical School Transcript 
  • Order from your Registrar 
  • Medical Student Performance Record 
  • Order from your Dean's office  
  • Proof of Citizenship Status 
  • Proof of Citizenship MUST be submitted with each application given that only Canadian medical graduates, Permanent residents of Landed Immigrants can apply to CaRMS in first iteration.