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    • Department of Family Medicine

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    CaRMS match

    • R-1 (Main Residency Match)

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    • The College of Family Physicians of Canada

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    Expected duration

    • 2 years

As a resident in the Bilingual Stream, you’ll provide comprehensive out-patient and in-patient care and intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care. Your time will be spent between clinic, hospital, emergency and long term care.

Watch this short video to learn more about the bilingual stream in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba.

Benefits of the bilingual stream include:

Bilingual experience - The program offers training in French and English, allowing you to practice in both languages in urban and rural settings.

Diverse clinical settings - Your time will be divided between various clinical settings, including clinics, hospitals, emergency departments, and long-term care facilities.

Multidisciplinary team - You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including family physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, mental health counselors, a part-time psychiatrist, a clinical pharmacist, an occupational therapist, and a certified athletic therapist/kinesiologist.

Primary health care focus - The program emphasizes primary health care, enabling you to develop a strong foundation in this field.

Research opportunities - You will have the chance to study with faculty members who are actively involved in research that influences healthcare delivery in Manitoba and beyond.

Elder-in-residence - The program provides guidance and support from an Elder-in-residence, who is available for all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Manitoba.

Program details

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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Family Medicine Postgraduate Office
770 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3