Profile view of a patient post rhinoplasty surgery.
  • icon house


    • Department of Surgery

  • icon graduate

    Expected duration

    • 6 months

  • icon calendar

    Start date

    • July 1

Fellowship details

Fellows work on a daily basis alongside experienced and highly-recognized surgeons — Drs. Avi Islur, Ryan Mitchell, Michal Brichacek and Heather Diamond (aesthetic gynecology).

Extensive hands-on training

Trainees will participate as primary surgeon or direct assistant in various surgical procedures and gain significant experience in medical aesthetics including all hyaluronic acid injectables, neuro-modulators and aesthetic lasers.

Surgical procedures will include:

  • primary and revision breast surgery
  • body contouring (including post-bariatric surgery)
  • facial rejuvenation surgery
  • rhinoplasty
  • female cosmetic genital surgery
  • gender affirming top surgery

Fellows will:

  • Participate in training UM Plastic Surgery Residents in the area of aesthetic plastic surgery.
  • Learn about practice and business management in aesthetic surgery.

There are no call requirements outside the clinic.

Training facility

The primary site of the fellowship will be The First Glance Aesthetic Clinic and Surgery Centre, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


We support and encourage trainees to participate in clinical research during their training. Fellows will have the opportunity to attend the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

  • A surgeon accesses a post-op patient who has bandages around their upper chest.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: December 31

Applicants are expected to have successfully completed residency training in Plastic Surgery and must be eligible for either “Full Practice” or “Regulated Member – Provisional – Academic – Post Certification Trainee” licensure by The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM).

Malpractice insurance (resident/fellow status) must also be obtained from The Canadian Medical Protective Association


Candidates must supply the following documents:

International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Applicants must:

  • Be medical doctors who are graduates of medical schools listed in the FAIMER directory 


  • Provide confirmation of Pass Result of the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part 1 or the United States medical licensure Examination (USMLE) Steps 1 and 2.

IMGs must also submit one (1) of the following documents:

  • IELTS academic version within the last 24 months at the time of application, and achieved a minimum score of 7.0 in each of the four components in the same sitting.


  • Occupational English Test – Medicine (OET-Medicine), with a minimum grade of B in each of the four subsets in the same sitting.


  • Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program – General (CELPIP-General) Test, with a minimum score of 9 in each of the four skills in the same sitting.

How to apply

Candidates must apply with the complete application package by email to

Note: Visa sponsored applicants must apply with their home sponsoring agency who will direct the applications to the PGME office. Applications from sponsoring agencies should be sent directly to:


The Department of Surgery Fellowship Programs are not accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). They are recognized and approved by the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Postgraduate Medical Education Executive Council.


This fellowship is endorsed by the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Explore the University of Manitoba

We attract people from around the world who share our ideals and vision for positive change. We believe in embracing challenges and taking action. Our students, researchers and alumni bring their unique voices to learning and discovery, shaping new ways of doing things and contributing to important conversations in topics that matter most, from human rights to global health to climate change. We are where imagination and action collide.

Contact us

Max Rady College of Medicine
AE101-820 Sherbrook Street
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9 Canada