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    • Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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    CaRMS match

    • R-1 (Main Residency Match)

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    • College of Family Physicians of Canada

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    Expected duration

    • 2 years

Enjoy the astonishing beauty of northern Canada while gaining the experience you need to practice wherever your family medicine career takes you. Through this program, you will:

  • Engage in four to six week rotations alongside skilled physician preceptors in small First Nations and Inuit communities, accessible only by air. This immersive experience will broaden your understanding of remote health care delivery.
  • Immerse yourself in a four-week placement at the Addictions Unit in Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre, complemented by two weeks in the north working closely with anesthetists to master the art of airway management.
  • Enhance your expertise for practicing in isolated environments through specialized off-service rotations at tertiary and community hospitals in Winnipeg. This comprehensive training includes two weeks of neonatology, four weeks of addiction medicine, as well as rotations in the intensive care unit (ICU) and trauma surgery.
  • Foster your skills in providing comprehensive care by participating in prenatal, antepartum, and newborn care, as well as addressing the unique health needs of adolescents at Northern Connections Medical Centre (NCMC), an inner-city teaching unit with a strong focus on underserved populations.
  • Expand your knowledge and proficiency in HIV care through exposure and involvement at Nine Circles Community Health Centre, equipping you with vital skills in managing this specialized area of medicine.

Northern Remote Program

Northern Thompson Program

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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Contact us

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