Internationally (Visa) Sponsored Application Process

The Postgraduate Medical Education Office accepts applications from individuals sponsored by agencies approved by the Max Rady College of Medicine - University of Manitoba.   

Applicants must apply with their home Sponsoring Agency who will direct the applications to the PGME office.

Applications from Sponsoring Agencies should be sent directly to


Medical Council of Canada Examination
For the 2020 Academic Year, IMGs must have written and passed the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part 1(MCCQE1) or the Medical Council of Canada Evaluation Examination (MCCEE) Medical Council of Canada. The MCCQE1 is preferred in 2020 and will be mandatory for 2021.

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 at time of application.

PGME Orientation
Successful sponsored applicants are required to attend mandatory 2-week orientation program in June and the mandatory  PGME Orientation on June 29, 2022.


Applications for the 2022-23 Academic Year will be accepted between March 1 - August 31 with the following exceptions:

July 15: Internal Medicine

July 31: Critical Care

July 31: Maternal Fetal Medicine