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Non-Ministry Funded Residency Positions

Applicants who do not fulfill the criteria to apply for funding from the Quebec Ministry of Health can apply for a Royal College-accredited residency program (of 3 years in length or less) provided they have funding from an acceptable source.

Acceptable Scholarships can be granted by a government, a scientific or international organization, a University, Faculty of Medicine.  All other scholarships (for example, self-funding) will be refused.  Unfunded training is not possible.  The minimum acceptable bursary is the equivalent of the R-1 Salary (approximately $43,000 dollars per year).  Additionally scholarships must cover the tuition fees and other student fees,  Please consult the appropriate section for information on this:  Student Services and Fees.  Scholarships should also cover any acceptable extension of training (approved by the Associate Dean). Funding (salary and tuition fees) must be provided in the case of any probation or academic difficulty for a period of up to 6 months.

*Application deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year are as follows:

Residency Non-Ministry Funded Positions:

Pediatric Subspecialty Residency programs: March 1, 2015

  PGY-1 Residency programs: August 15, 2015

Medical Subspecialty Residency programs: September 01, 2015

Fellowship programs: September 01, 2015

All programs start July 1st each year.

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).

We are able to consider applicants as follows. Please consult each section for eligibility criteria and application process.

a) Graduates of Quebec medical schools. (Grads of QC Med Schools)

b) Canadian graduates of Canadian Medical schools other than the four Quebec Faculties (Grads of non-QC Canada)

c) Medical doctors who are graduates of Medical Schools listed in the FAIMER Directory (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research: https://imed.faimer.org/ ), who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada (Other Graduates 1), for programs 3 years or less in length.

d) Medical doctors who are graduates of Medical Schools listed in the FAIMER Directory (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research: https://imed.faimer.org/ ), who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who are covered under a approved Exchange Program with their home Government. (Other Graduates 2)

All applications for non-Ministry funded positions are channeled through the Postgrad Admissions office.  For assistance, please click on the HELP link at the top of this page. 

We are unable to consider incomplete files. Files of eligible applicants will be transmitted to the Program Director by the Postgrad Admissions office.  Eligible selected applicants will be invited for interviews.

We do not offer partial training and can only consider applications for a full training program, where eligibility criteria permit.  We will therefore not consider applications for 5 years or more programs, where the trainee's eligibility is limited to 3 years or less.

This page was last edited on 26 May, 2015