John Gallinger succeeds Sandra Banner as CaRMS’ CEO.
CaRMS introduces a new MCC examination data transfer function in CaRMS Online which connects CaRMS Online directly to physiciansapply.ca.
CaRMS becomes a licensed user of the Medical Identification Number for Canada (MINC).
CaRMS expands its research and data services for faculties of medicine using tools from Tableau Reader.
Irving Gold is named CaRMS' first Vice President.
Alvin Roth, one of the designers of the Match Algorithm used by CaRMS, wins the Nobel Prize for economics in large part due to the algorithm.
CaRMS entirely rebuilds its online application system using the latest technology to ensure its ability to efficiently and effectively support multiple matches well into the future. The resulting platform, CaRMS Online, is released for the 2013 R-1 Main Residency Match.
CaRMS launches a secure online admissions portal for applicants to Memorial University's undergraduate medical school.
CaRMS releases its first report on Canadian Students Studying Medicine Abroad (the CSA survey).
CaRMS' governance review recommends adding Directors-at-large to the Board of Directors.
The Pediatric Subspecialty Match is introduced.
The Medicine Subspecialty Match is introduced.
The undergraduate (UG) and referee portals are launched.
The first International Medical Graduate (IMG) Symposium is held.
The Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine Match is introduced.
Québec's French-language medical schools enter the R-1 Main Residency Match, making the match a truly national service that includes all of Canada's medical schools.
CaRMS launches its online application process for the match, for both applicants and medical education programs.
CaRMS acts as Dean's Office for Canadian medical graduates applying for PGY-1 residency positions in the US through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
The two-iteration match is introduced for the R-1 Main Residency Match.
CIMS is incorporated under its current name – the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act.
CIMS introduces a central application system for PGY-1 training for English medical schools in Canada.
Dr. Chuck Casterton retires, and is succeeded by Ms. Sandra Banner as CIMS' Executive Director.
The CIMS establishes itself as a self-supporting non-profit body, independent from any medical organizations, to provide matching services and related support.
Dr. Al Cox is named the first Chair of the CIMS Joint Committee.
Dr. Chuck Casterton is named Executive Director. The Association of Canadian Medical Colleges assumes a secretariat role and an advisory committee composed of founding medical organizations is established to set policy.
The Canadian Interns Matching Service (CIMS) is created to offer a PGY-1 match internship for all programs. The founding organizations are: the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges (ACMC); the Association of Canadian Teaching Hospitals (ACTH); the Canadian Medical Association (CMA); the Canadian Association of Interns and Residents (CAIR); the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC); the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC); and the Federation of Medical Licensing Authorities of Canada (FMRAC).
Before 1970 The matching of medical students with residency positions is organized and conducted by the Canadian Association of Medical Students.