At UM, you'll build the personal and clinical skills needed to function in high-intensity environments.
Experience caring for all types of patients in the emergency department in your first two years. Your senior resident responsibilities will include leading a resuscitation team, reviewing patients seen by medical students and ensuring an orderly patient flow in the department.
Leading edge programs
For a one-month rotation, discover how toxicology is relevant to emergency medicine. Learn through lectures, labs, clinical and didactic sessions. You could even take an external rotation in toxicology.
Our Clinical Learning Simulation Facility gives residents a safe way to practice management for critically ill patients. Sessions are divided into junior and senior resident groups. Each case emphasizes skills in leadership, teamwork and medical knowledge, as well as the principles of crisis resource management.
The ultrasound curriculum in the Department of Emergency Medicine continues to expand in the areas of knowledge and skill training, research and scholarly work, as well as continuing professional development.
Our hands-on Trauma Team Leader rotation in a high-acuity trauma centre trains you to take control of life-threatening situations, making a real impact on patient outcomes. As a senior resident on this rotation, you'll be the team lead on all major traumas while on your shift—an average of 50 trauma cases over the month.
One day per week is protected for academic training, including lectures and hands-on learning such as using practice cadavers to simulate emergency procedures.
Hands-on emergency care
Explore hands-on experience in emergency care with strong connections to pre-hospital providers including the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, the Provincial Air Ambulance (LifeFlight) and the STARS helicopter EMS program.
Ride along with emergency medical technicians to get a better understanding of pre-hospital patient care. Work alongside paramedics, firefighter primary care paramedics and air medical crews to gain an understanding of fields such as disaster operations, mass casualty management and HAZMAT.
The high performance physician program equips you with the tools needed to manage your stress and workload in the medical profession. Guided by performance psychologists, this tailored program will help you strategize ways to cope with the demands of residency as well as personal and professional stress.
The formal FRCPC Emergency Medicine Mentorship Program pairs you with a compatible mentor for two years, offering a safe, confidential space to address concerns, find advice and plan your career under the guidance of a more experienced FRCPC section member.
Complete residency details, including program curriculum, application requirements and selection criteria can be found on the Canadian Resident Matching Service website.
How to apply for residencies
To be considered for admission to any residency at the University of Manitoba, you must apply through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS).
CaRMS is a national, independent, not-for-profit, fee-for-service organization that provides a fair, objective and transparent application and matching service for medical training throughout Canada.
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Emergency Medicine Residency
Brenda Gerwing, Program Administrator
S203J Medical Services Building
750 Bannatyne Ave
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0T2