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    • Department of Surgery

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    Expected duration

    • 1-2 years

Fellowship details

Fellows in this program have the chance to refine skills related to managing acute and elective surgical conditions and trauma under the supervision of qualified pediatric surgeons.

Dedicated skills development

The Pediatric Surgery fellowship rotations will be at Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg. The section of Pediatric Surgery is composed of six full time faculty members who deal with a large number of surgical cases.

Multidisciplinary education

Fellows have the opportunity to participate in patient assessments in the ambulatory care setting, urgent and non-urgent consultations, acute emergency surgical procedures as well as semi-urgent and elective surgery. Rotations are scheduled in four week blocks—there are 12 blocks plus one block of vacation per year.

Research and academic activities

Participate in research in a related area of pediatric surgery or trauma and present at local meetings including the Department of Surgery. Attend the Annual Research Symposium, General Surgery Annual Resident Research Day as well as Surgical and Pediatric Grand Rounds upon request.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: August 31


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

Applicants must ensure that reference letters are received within three weeks of the application submission. The department will not contact the referees for the purpose of requesting the letter.

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.

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