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    • Max Rady College of Medicine | Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

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    Expected duration

    • 2 years

About the program

The Thoracic Surgery Residency Program at University of Manitoba was established in 1989.  Our clinical teaching unit is located at Health Sciences Centre, a large tertiary general hospital and level I trauma centre that serves Winnipeg, rural and northern Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, and portions of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.

Our program was externally reviewed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in March 2022, receiving full approval.

How to apply

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

Electronic applications and reference letters are encouraged.

Applicants interested in the Colorectal Surgery Residency must submit the following:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Three reference letters

Complete applications should be emailed to the program administrator at

Application deadline: December 31

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Contact us

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