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    • Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

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    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

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    Expected duration

    • 2 years

Program details

Enhance your skills in all aspects of care for women with pre-malignant and malignant diseases of the reproductive tract in this comprehensive two-year program. Work alongside faculty members who provide clinical care in two tertiary care hospitals, as well as other hospitals and private locations across Manitoba, including referrals from Northern and Western Ontario, and Nunavut.

Rich educational and research opportunities

In the hospital and the community, work with a team providing evidence-based care and services to women at all stages of life.

Engage with academic faculty who facilitate education and research in an environment that fosters creativity and innovation.

Historical excellence

This program was founded in 1981 by Dr. Garry Krepart. It has provided the foundational inception for specialists who have left to advance the discipline globally, from South America to the Middle East.

Medical innovation

The program continues on its tradition, aspiring to support the growth of new trailblazers through training that provides exposure to all aspects of care for women with gynecologic malignancies.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: June 1

To apply for the gynecologic oncology subspecialty residency, you must:

  • Complete training in obstetrics and gynecology at a Canadian university or equivalent
  • Successfully complete the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialty examination in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident (for University-funded positions)
  • Complete the Medical Council of Canada evaluating exam (international applicants only — see below)

Consideration will also be given to applicants who have been assessed by the Royal College to be eligible to write this examination.

Questions about the program? Please contact any member of Manitoba's Gynecologic Oncology Group.

How to apply

Applicants to the subspecialty residency training program must submit the following by June 1:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 letters of reference and contact information
  • Contact information

Please direct your completed applications to:

Christine Robinson, MD, FRCSC 
Gynecologic Oncologist, Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
University of Manitoba and Health Sciences Centre

Applications from individuals sponsored by agencies will be considered, if 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 Post Graduate Medical Education office.

Contact us

Dr. Christine Robinson
Gynecologic oncologist, assistant professor
Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
University of Manitoba and Health Sciences Centre