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Canadian Medical Specialties Match

McGill University offers training in the following specialties and subspecialties of Medicine: Allergy/Immunology, Cardiology, Critical Care, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Respirology and Rheumatology. Please consult the appropriate section under Programs for information: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/postgrad/programs.htm.

Admission is via CaRMS: www.carms.ca. Please check the CaRMS Website for information about eligibility and application process.

Process for applicants who are considered as part of the exchange agreement with McGill University: Application deadline was September 01, 2014.

Trainees who are currently training in General Internal Medicine in another Canadian or American accredited program:  Your file must be submitted to us directly by your sponsor. Your sponsor must ensure that we receive an official copy of all in-training evaluations obtained during your Internal Medicine residency in Canada or the USA. If your school is unable to provide us with your in-training evaluations, we will require an attestation of residency training, describing the rotations you have completed and your overall performance in the program by the end of your R-2 year, including mention of any leaves. 
For further information on the deadlines and the eligibility requirements for this category, please refer to the following website link::  
http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/postgrad/admission_nmf_othergrads2.htm

Pediatric Specialties Match

McGill University holds a Pediatrics Specialties Match yearly. We offer training in the following specialties and subspecialties of Pediatrics: 2 year programs:  Allergy/Immunology, Critical Care,  Endocrinology and Metabolism, Gastroenterology, Neonatology, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology,  Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics , Adolescent Medicine;  Respirology, Rheumatology & Pediatric Infectious Diseases; 3 year programs:  Cardiology, Hematology-Oncology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Please consult the appropriate section under Programs for information: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/postgrad/programs/pediatrics.htm

To apply, please consult one of the three application processes below to review the eligibility criteria:

a) Admission is via CaRMS: www.carms.ca  (Please check the eligibilty criteria posted on the Carms Website) for the following:
Graduates of Quebec, Canadian and American Medical Schools
and;
International Medical Graduates who are Canadian Citizens and/ or Permanent Residents of Canada who are eligible to participate in the Pediatric Subspecialties Match must have previously obtained equivalence of their MD from the Collège des médecins du Québec and must currently be:

  • Registered in a contingent régulier or a contingent particulier position in Pediatrics in one of the 4 Quebec Faculties of Medicine.
  • Registered in a Pediatrics Residency Program in Canada or in the U.S

b) The Application deadline was March 1, 2014 for the following categories:

Process for applicants who are considered as part of the exchange agreement with McGill University:

Trainees who are currently training in Pediatrics in another Canadian or American accredited program:
  Your file must be submitted to us directly by your sponsor. Your sponsor must ensure that we receive an official copy of all in-training evaluations obtained during your Pediatrics residency in Canada or the USA. For further information on the deadlines and the eligibility requirements for this category, please refer to the following website link::  
http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/postgrad/admission_nmf_othergrads2.htm.

c) Medical doctors who are graduates of Medical Schools listed in the FAIMER Directory ( https://imed.faimer.org/ ), who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, can apply for residency training of a maximum of three years if they meet the conditions outlined on this link: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/postgrad/admission_nmf_othergrads1.htm .

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Canadian Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine (CFPC) Match

Admission is via CaRMS: www.carms.ca.

McGill University participates in the pan-Canadian Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine (CFPC) Match each Fall. Please consult the appropriate section under Programs for information on the McGill Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine (CFPC) Fellowship. In order to apply to the College’s CFPC-EM examination and be eligible for the third year residency positions, prospective candidates must:

  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited family medicine residency program in Canada, or,
  • Have completed a CFPC accredited family medicine residency program, or,
  • Have successfully challenged the CFPC Family Medicine Certification Exam via the practice eligibility route.

Please check the CaRMS site regularly for information.

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This page was last edited on 08 July, 2014