The Pain Medicine program joins the Medicine Subspecialty Match (MSM) for the 2017 match year.
CaRMS introduces a new MCC examination data transfer function in CaRMS Online which connects CaRMS Online directly to physiciansapply.ca.
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 its online application process for the match, for both applicants and medical education programs.
CaRMS begins holding its annual CaRMS Forum at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) to share R-1 Main Residency Match data and insights with the medical education community.
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 second iteration is introduced for the R-1 Main Residency Match.
The R-1 Main Residency Match moves from rotating internships to a multi-discipline match
CIMS introduces a central application system for PGY-1 training for English medical schools in Canada.
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.
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.