Applying Online: Once Accepted
I have been Accepted: What are the
If you have been matched to McGill
via a CaRMS match (PGY1, CFPC-ER, Medicine or Pediatric Specialties),
please click HERE
Welcome to McGill University! The next step is to fulfill the
requirements outlined in your letter of offer. The following links
will provide you with the necessary forms.
McGill University Application Documents
If you are a Citizen of France:
An existing bilateral agreement between the French and Quebec
governments allows French citizens to pay the Quebec rate of tuition.
Documents required: Valid French passport, work permit issued by
Immigration Canada. Students with dual nationality - French
and other (except Canadian): please ensure that both valid passports are submitted along with the required documentation. If this is not the
case, McGill is not permitted to exempt you from international tuition
To qualify you must complete the International Student Fee
Please return the completed and signed form to our office either by
email (PDF, JPG, or TIFF formats) by fax or by mail.
Immunization Record (To open form
Your base hospital has asked McGill
University to assist in collecting this important document.
Responsibility for interpreting the medical data resides with the
hospital. This form needs to be completed by all McGill Residents
and Fellows yearly in order to be registered. To find out where you are based, please go to the
Resident ONLY site to view your Virtual Training Card. Please
note that this site will be available approximately a month before your
- MUHC Adult:
Sonya Panzera, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Ave. W., Room
F9.51, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1 | Tel: 514-934-1934, 34387 | Email:
Pediatric: Josee Warda, Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper
St., Room F-256, Montreal, QC H3H 1P3 | Tel: 514-412-4416 | Email:
General Hospital: Marilyn Dascal, Jewish General Hospital, 3755
Cote Ste. Catherine, Room A-142, Montreal, QC H3T 1E2 | Tel:
514-340-8222, 5932 | Email:
- St. Mary's
Hospital Center: Ornella Cosentino, St. Mary's Hospital Center,
3830 Lacombe Ave., Room 1314, Montreal, QC H3T 1M5 | Tel:
514-345-3511, 6628 | Email:
- CSSS de
Gatineau: Diane Nadon, CSSS de Gatineau, 500 boul. de l'Hôpital,
suite 202, Gatineau, QC J8V 2P5 | Tel: 819 966-6171, 3245 | Email:
Jardins-Roussillon: Isabelle Lapierre, Unité de médecine familiale
Jardins-Roussillon, 200, boul. Brisebois, Châteauguay, QC J6K 4W8 |
Tel: 450-699-2425, 4620 | Email:
- CSSS de la
Vallée-de-l'Or: Sylvie Béchard, CSSS de la Vallée-de-l'Or, 1265,
boul. Forest, Val-d'Or, QC J9P 5H3 | Tel: 819-825-5858, 2471| |
Permanent Code Document:
Legal documents we need from you.
Collège des médecins du Québec:
Collège des Médecins du Québec - Eligibility Application
CMQ Training Card:
Collège des Médecins du Québec - Training Card
Table of fees
When all outstanding
documents have been received by the Postgraduate Office you will be
registered at McGill University. This will prompt the base hospital to
issue a contract to the trainee, which he/she will receive along with
applicable insurance documents. McGill graduates must be in good
standing in order to be registered for residency training. To be in
good standing, a student must have fully paid their tuition fees and
have no other types of holds on their registration. For more
information on registration please consult our Postgraduate Medical
Registration Information section.
Trainees can only start working once they received a copy of their
training card from the Collège des médecins du Québec, have submit a
fully completed vaccination form to their base hospital and hold a valid
work permit, in the case of foreign citizens.
Orientation Session from
Middle-Eastern Trainees new to Canada
New CaRMS Residents to McGill - 2014-15 Academic Year
On behalf of
the Associate Dean, welcome to Residency at McGill.
are left in order for you to be able to take up your residency position,
and you should get started today! Here are the steps:
Step 1) Applying to McGill
Step 2) McGill Registration and Payment of Fees
Step 3) Completing the Immunization Record
Step 4) Applying to the Collège des médecins du Québec
(CMQ) for a training card
Step 5) Hospital Contract and FMRQ (Union)
Step 6) Immigration (if applicable)
Step 1) Applying to McGill:
You must submit a McGill
application by February 21, 2014
If you have never attended McGill University, please select the
following link to
McGill Students (current or previous) must apply online by logging
Minerva (then click "Applicant" under the Main Menu and then
"Apply for Admission").
online, under section “What are you applying for at McGill?”,
Application Type must be “Postgrad Med/Dent Education” (not Graduate).
As you have already been matched, we do
not need reference letters. However, you still need to enter
the names of your references in this section in order to
proceed to the next section of the application.
this will generate your McGill ID number.
Please keep this information, as you
will require it in order to register at McGill.
Please take due note of the
McGill student email policy
stating that any official McGill email sent to students will be
addressed to their McGill Email Address. For more information on McGill
email go to the following address and select
Email and Calendaring, then
select Email for Students:
THAT YOU NEED TO SEND BY EMAIL ATTACHMENT ASAP
(or as soon as available)
in an accepted format (only PDF or TIFF file formats are accepted):
1. A copy of your
medical doctor diploma
from medical school.
2. For graduates of a medical school in the
U.S.A., proof of successful completion of the
USMLE (steps 1 and 2).
3. Completed and signed
Permanent Code data form:
Ignore instructions on form regarding providing a document that has the
permanent code pre-printed.
Proof of citizenship (if you are a Permanent resident or Canadian
If you have
provided the required legal document(s) to CARMS as per below, you do
not need to resubmit them to our office.
Depending on your situation you are
required to provide EITHER:
- a copy of
your Canadian Birth Certificate;
- a copy of your Permanent Resident
Card (copy of both sides of the card), OR, if not available, a copy of IMM 5292, IMM 1000 or IMM 5688;
- a copy of your Citizenship Card
(copy of both sides of the card);
- a copy of your Canadian Passport (valid or
expired), but only if you already have a permanent code (PERM code)
issued by the Ministère de l’Éducation du Québec (MELS).
detail visit the Legal Documents page at
For trainees requiring a work
permit, see step 6.
Please forward all documents by email to the Program Coordinator who is
responsible for your program:
Failure to provide the required documents prior to
your start date will compromise your ability to take up your residency
position on time and be paid.
Step 2) McGill Registration and Payment of Fees:
You will receive registration information
via your McGill e-mail address.
You will need
register on-line via Minerva
between May 15 and June 15, each year.
Once registered, you will be able to
obtain a McGill Student I.D. Card.
Medical Residents pay $700 per year, payable in full by October 30 each
year, to McGill University for tuition and registration fees, as per the
done electronically. You
therefore must ensure to use your McGill e-mail in order to receive your
bill, pay your fees (via internet banking) and remain in good standing.
Trainees who are not in good standing
after the deadline date will be de-registered and withdrawn from the
Please consult the E-Billing link for
Step 3) Immunization Record:
mandatory for all McGill
Residents and Fellows to
Immunization Record yearly
and return it to their base hospital
before July 1st. To find out where you are based,
please go to the Residents
Only portal at
and then click on
Login here through Banner “Sign in” to view
your virtual Training Card
(NB: you will only be able to access the
Residents Only portal after May 15).
- MUHC Adult: Ms. Sonya Panzera (email@example.com), Royal Victoria Hospital, 687
Pine Ave. W., Women's Pavilion, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1
- MUHC Peds: Ms. Josee Warda (firstname.lastname@example.org), Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300
Tupper St., Montreal, QC H3H 1P3
- Sir MBD Jewish General Hospital: Ms.
Marilyn Dascal (email@example.com), Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste.
Catherine, Montreal, QC H3T 1E2
- St. Mary's Hospital: Ms. Ornella
Cosentino (firstname.lastname@example.org), St. Mary's Hospital, 3830
Lacombe, Montreal, QC H3T 1M5
- CSSS de Gatineau: Ms. Diane Nadon (email@example.com), CSSS de Gatineau, 500 boul. de
l'Hôpital, suite 100, Gatineau, QC J8V 2P5
- CSSS Jardins-Roussillon,
Chateauguay: Ms. Isabelle Lapierre (firstname.lastname@example.org) tel 450-699-2425, 4620
- CSSS de la Vallée-de-l'Or, Val-d'Or:
Ms. Sylvie Béchard (email@example.com)
Step 4) Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ):
obtain a training card from the CMQ in order to perform medical acts and
The training card application must be
before May 15, each year
order not to pay late fees. Please visit the CMQ web site for
Please note that you cannot apply for a
training card immediately.
In the spring the CMQ will send you an
email with instructions for you to apply.
Step 5) Hospital Contract and FMRQ (Union)
receive directly from your base hospital the hospital contract and
information on your insurance plans and other benefits.
You will be remunerated by Quebec
You will also
become a member of the Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec.
Please consult their site regarding the
Step 6) Immigration (if applicable):
If you are not a Canadian citizen or
permanent resident, please contact the Postgraduate Medical Education
We will assist you in obtaining a work
permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
This is a lengthy process and you
cannot begin your residency until the Work Permit has been issued, so
please do not delay your application.
addition, if you are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, we
kindly ask that you send our office a copy of your Valid Québec
Medicare card (RAMQ). In addition, for the 3-month waiting period
before the RAMQ card Medicare takes effect, we ask that you also provide
proof of temporary coverage (example copy of private health insurance
We hope that the above information will help
you to step into your role as Medical Resident at McGill University
starting July 1st.
Please do not hesitate to contact the
PGME Office should you require assistance.
Again, Welcome to McGill University!
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10 February, 2014