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    • Department of Surgery

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    Expected duration

    • 6 months or 1 year

Fellowship details

A unique opportunity

Four fellowship positions are offered each academic year. The fellow should be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.

Clinical and academic experience

Gain clinical exposure to amateur and professional athletes and coverage of teams at the professional level. Participate in rounds and some teaching responsibilities are also part of the program.

State of the art facility

This fellowship takes place at the Pan Am Clinic which is a new state of the art freestanding facility complete with MRI, five operating rooms, abundant clinic space, dedicated research space, a skills lab and a proposed biomechanics facility. The Pan Am Clinic is the largest and most complete sports medicine facility in Canada.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: January 1/July 1 (18 months prior to start date)

How to apply

Candidates must apply to fellowship program with the following documents:

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

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) must also submit one 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

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.

Candidates must apply with the complete application package by email to surg.fellowships@umanitoba.ca.

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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Surgical Fellowship Programs
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