Enjoy the astonishing beauty of northern Canada while gaining the experience you need to practice wherever your family medicine career takes you. Throughout the program, you will:
- Experience four to six week rotations with physician preceptors in small First Nations and Inuit communities accessible only by air.
- Explore four weeks with the Addictions Unit at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, as well as two weeks in the north working with anesthetists to master airway management.
- Specialized off-service rotations in tertiary and community hospitals in Winnipeg enhance the skills you need to practice in an isolated environment and include two weeks of neonatology, four weeks of addiction medicine, ICU and trauma surgery.
- Participate in prenatal, antepartum and newborn care, as well as teen health in NCMC, an inner city teaching unit that focuses on underserved populations.
- Gain exposure to HIV care at Nine Circles Community Health Centre.
Northern Remote Program
Northern Thompson Program
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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