Students offered admission to a college, school or program within the Rady Faculty must maintain an up-to-date record of immunizations and tests as a condition of enrollment.

Full details, including the documents you will be required to read and sign, are posted on the Immunization Program page.

Incoming UGME students

The UGME Program Office is prepared to receive all documents by email/scan, including your proof of CPR and your Criminal Record Checks. Deadlines for documentation are set by UGME and will be provided to you via email—check your UM account regularly.

CPR training

All students must be CPR certified in a course designated as "Basic Life Support - BLS Provider" acceptable to the standards of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Please note that your certification card must include the Heart and Stroke symbol on it.

On the Bannatyne campus, CPR courses have been paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic but may resume as restrictions are lifted. Please visit the Fort Garry campus site for CPR course availability and registration.

Additional course providers are also be listed on the Heart and Stroke Foundation website.

Other providers are are also acceptable as long as they offer the BLS Provider Course certified through the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Students are encouraged to complete certification before July 23, 2021, however we recognize that access to the course may be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions.

If you are unable to complete the course by July 23, 2021, please email a copy of your CPR course registration receipt to by the deadline and complete the course prior to the start of class.

If you experience difficulty completing the course before classes begin, contact us at

Security checks

All students in the Max Rady College of Medicine are required to complete a criminal record check with vulnerable sector search, an adult abuse registry check and a child abuse registry check annually in order to participate in the program. You will be notified by the enrolment administrator each year when it is time to undergo the checks again.

The 2021 deadline is July 23, 2021. The checks must have an issue date no earlier than May 1 of the current year.

If you are unable to meet the deadline, provide a copy of your receipt for the checks by the deadline, with the checks being received by the enrolment administrator no later than the first day of classes while enrolled in the program.

Registration for incoming Med 1 students

Registration week will take place the week prior to orientation week. Incoming Med I students will book an appointment to meet with staff and receive the following important items:

  • assigned mailbox and key
  • assigned locker with lock and key
  • UM student ID
  • white coat
  • nametag
  • lanyard
  • other important items

Instructions regarding registration for your appointment will be sent out by the admissions office.

Clinical Learning and Simulation Facility (CLSF)

All students must complete the CLSF user form and release and return it to

Photo/Video/Audio Consent and Waiver Forms

Students must read, complete and sign the Photo/Video/Audio Consent and Waiver Form and email the completed form to

Line of credit

Remember that during your first week of classes, you will receive presentations on financing your education and financial aid.

Confirmation or certifying letters will not be available until after you are registered for your courses. This usually occurs late July.

Please request your letter at Before this happens, we may be able to provide confirmation that you have been accepted to the MD Program, but not yet enrolled.

Regulatory bodies

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba

Membership in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM) is integral to your role as a medical learner. CPSM is a separate entity from the university, which means you must register with CPSM separately in order to participate in the MD program. Re-registration is required each academic year.

Read and complete the CPSM registration package [PDF] by August 1, 2021.

Doctors Manitoba

Doctors Manitoba is here to help you succeed in medical school and your future. Doctors Manitoba is the provincial/territorial medical association in Manitoba and provides medical students with complimentary membership.

Read the joint Welcome Letter  from Doctors Manitoba and the Canadian Medical Association, then read complete and submit the Doctors Manitoba registration package by August 1, 2021.

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

As a new medical student, you can now be a part of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). 

Register with CMA through their website.



It is expected that UGME students will have their own laptop computer to use during examinations. Please ensure your laptop has a camera and microphone and that you have access to a high speed internet connection.

UM email

Students are required to have and use a UM email account to communicate with faculty, academic advisors, and other members of the university. Setting up your UM email is quick and easy.

If you already have a UM account, please email from that account to ensure that it is still on file and activated.


A wireless network is available throughout the campus through uofm-secure.


All applicants satisfying the admission requirements as outlined in the Applicant Information Bulletin 2020 – 2021 are eligible for consideration. However, selection is academically competitive, and attainment of the minimum requirements does not guarantee selection and admission.

Statistics for the Max Rady College of Medicine Class of 2024 are available here.

Contact us

Max Rady College of Medicine
260 Brodie Centre - 727 McDermot Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada