Canadian Graduates of Canadian Medical
Schools (non Quebec)
(Non-Ministry Funded Positions)
Canadian graduates of Canadian Medical
schools other than the four Quebec Faculties are also eligible to apply
for a residency non-ministry funded position.
The Collège des médecins du
Québec verifies the equivalence of all medical degrees issued by a
Canadian medical school outside of Quebec and by all American medical
This is required in order for the CMQ to issue the resident training
card, which is required in order to be able to train in Quebec hospitals. Please consult them directly for
Extensions of training are
not automatic and can only be considered for valid pedagogical reasons,
pending renewal of eligibility. Please contact your Program Director 12
months in advance.
Please note that in order for a physician to be able to be
considered for a fellowship (post residency training) they must hold a
specialty certificate from a Board or College (eg: in order to be able
to apply for the Cognitive / Behavioral Neurology Fellowship applicants
should be Neurology Specialist).
Candidates must apply via
the McGill On-Line Application, and submit the application documents
listed below to
the: Postgrad Admissions, Postgraduate Medical Education, McGill University,
3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, 6th floor, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Y6.
Only official copies or photocopies
of documents will be accepted. Incomplete files will not be considered. Files of eligible
selected applicants will be transmitted by the
Postgrad Admissions office
to the Program Director. Documents submitted to McGill University in
support of an application to be admitted, including, but not limited to
transcripts, diplomas, letters of reference and test scores (in paper or
electronic format), become the property of McGill University and will
not be returned to the applicant or forwarded to another institution.
deadlines for the 2015-2016 academic year are as follows:
Residency Non-Ministry Funded Positions:
PGY-1 Residency programs and Medical Subspecialty Residency programs:
August 15, 2014
September 01, 2014
All programs start July 1st each year.
of the doctor of medicine diploma (MD).
2. Copies of
certificates held (i.e. MCC's and/or USMLE).
3. It is the applicant's
responsibility to have the referees send three (3) letters of reference
directly to the Postgraduate Medical Education Office.
4. A brief curriculum vitae.
5. Official Copies of
attestations/in-training evaluations for all previous postgraduate
training (where applicable). sent directly to us by your program/site
director's office or home faculty. Only official copies of Web evaluations sent to us directly from your program/site
directors' office or home Faculty will be accepted.
6. Letter of standing
from the previous Program Director, attesting to the trainee's
7. Sponsorship Letter
: Proof of funding granted by a government, a scientific or
international organization, a university or faculty of medicine. The
minimum acceptable is the equivalent of the R-1 salary (approximately
$43,000 per year). Additionally, the funding must cover the tuition and
other student services fees. Please consult the appropriate section for
information on this:
Registration Information. All other sources of funding will be
of Proof of Citizenship: You must submit a copy of your proof
of citizenship. Please consult the following link to determine the
documents that must be submitted as official proof
The University must be notified of any change of legal status in Canada
by the trainee.
9. A personal
statement, which clearly outlines why the applicant wishes to apply to
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