Mission and vision

CaRMS plays a highly valued role in supporting and enhancing the excellence of the Canadian health care education system and strives to ensure all of its services meet the highest standards for accuracy, transparency, fairness and equity.

Core purpose

Our core purpose is to facilitate career decision-making by medical learners based on the greatest compatibility of preference between medical learners and programs within faculties of medicine.


Our mission is to serve as an independent, arms-length provider of a client-centred, fair, transparent, and equitable matching service for medical education in Canada.


As a trusted partner in the medical education community in Canada, our vision is to provide a matching service that meets the needs of its clients and supports the healthcare system in meeting the needs of Canadians.


CaRMS will conduct all of its affairs according to the following values: fairness, objectivity, reliability and transparency.