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    • Department of Surgery

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    Expected duration

    • 2 years

Residents of this program will have exposure to high volume endoscopy, anorectal disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and major oncology cases including advanced laparoscopic pelvic surgery and TEM.

Admission and application requirements

Residents are invited to submit applications to the University of Manitoba Colorectal Surgery Residency Program. Applicants must be in their fourth year of training in an accredited Canadian General Surgery Residency Program or have obtained their Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada General Surgery certification.

The Colorectal Subspecialty program will accept applications from individuals who are Canadian citizens and graduates from Canadian General Surgery Resident Programs.

At this time, we are not accepting applications from VISA trainees or International Surgical Trainees.

Electronic applications and reference letters are encouraged.

How to apply

Applicants interested in Colorectal Surgery Residency must apply through The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) — more information can be found below. Please see their website for details and timeline.

Program specific questions can be emailed to the program administrator at

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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