Updated May 1, 2019
2020 R-1 Main Residency Match
Unmatched applicants for the first iteration may log into their CaRMS Online account and begin their application for the second iteration of the match.
All program descriptions for the second iteration will be copied over from the first iteration.
Changes to program descriptions can only be made by requesting that your postgraduate office return the description for updates. When the description is returned, program directors and administrators will be able to log into CaRMS Online and update their program descriptions for the second iteration of the match.
Program descriptions are now available on carms.ca for applicants to review.
Programs may add or remove file reviewers for the second iteration through CaRMS Online.
Program administrators and directors may also create filters in preparation for file review.
All file reviewers added in the first iteration will automatically have access to review applications for the second iteration on March 19.
PGME office users will now be able to view applicant photos.
PGME office users do not have access prior to this date.
All programs and file reviewers may access all applications that have been submitted to their program(s) through CaRMS Online.
Note: there is no designated national interview period for the second iteration of the R-1 Main Residency Match.
Q and A discussion regarding reversions, if required, to ensure final reversions are received and understood by CaRMS, by the PGME reversion deadline.
Applicants and programs may begin creating their rank order lists in CaRMS Online.
Once you have submitted your rank order list, your postgraduate office can begin reviewing and approving.
To make changes to your submitted list, contact your postgraduate office.
Programs must submit their rank order list through CaRMS Online by 14:00 ET.
Match results for the second iteration of the 2020 R-1 Main Residency Match are available through CaRMS Online.
CaRMS Online access closes for the 2020 R-1 Main Residency Match.
We recommend programs download and save any match-related files before this date. Matched applicant files can only be retrieved from your postgraduate office once CaRMS Online closes.