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    • Department of Surgery

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    Expected duration

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Fellowship details

Inspiring facilities

All thoracic surgery rotations take place at the Health Science Centre and all cardiac surgery rotations take place at the St. Boniface General Hospital.

Royal College accreditation

This program was externally reviewed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2008, receiving full approval.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: [Date]

How to apply

Applicants to any surgical fellowship program must submit the following:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Three reference letters
  • Copy of certificate of specialty completion
  • University of Manitoba Surgical Fellowship Questionnaire - please contact surg.fellowships@umanitoba.ca for a copy of the form.

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) must also submit:

  • Evidence of Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam
  • English Language requirement IELTS - International English Language Testing System

IMPORTANT: 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.

Complete applications should be sent to:

Surgical Fellowship Programs
Department of Surgery
University of Manitoba
3rd Floor SMD - 820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9 Canada 

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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Section Head
Dr. Larry Tan, MDCM, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor and Head, Thoracic Surgery
University of Manitoba

Administrative Assistant
Whitney Shettler
Health Sciences Centre


Surgical Fellowship Programs
Department of Surgery
University of Manitoba
SMD 3rd Floor