Alberta

Updated January 5, 2017

University of Alberta

Training level (see note #1)

Current PGY2 Residents (completing PGY3 June 30, 2018) or PGY3 Residents (completing PGY4 June 30, 2018) in Core Pediatrics are eligible for the match.

Residents who complete their PGY-3 year between July 1 and December 31, 2017 are also eligible but must declare their completion date on the application form and request a late start.

Residents who complete their PGY-3 year after December 31, 2018 should apply to the 2019 match.

Training program (see note #1)

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited Core Pediatrics residency program in a Canadian or ACGME-accredited American university.

Re-entry applicants to subspecialty training are not eligible and are referred to the University of Alberta Re-Entry Competition.

Legal status

Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Previous subspecialty training /transfers

Trainees currently enrolled in subspecialty Pediatrics training or any training beyond the General Pediatrics PGY4 level are not eligible. This match cannot be used for program transfer.

Licensed physicians (including those on restricted licenses)

Applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

CPSA Eligibility Requirements

Source of funding/source of medical degree/return of service

  • PGY2 or PGY3 Canadian/US medical graduates currently enrolled in Core Pediatrics residency programs in Canadian or U.S. medical schools are eligible to apply. PGY3 International Medical Graduates (IMGs) currently enrolled in Core Pediatrics residency programs in Canadian medical schools and are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents and meet all other eligibility requirements of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta are eligible to apply.
  • PGY2/PGY3 IMGs from other provinces must declare any Return in Service obligations on the application and may be disqualified if their provincial obligations preclude subspecialty training.
  • Sponsored Trainees are not eligible to apply for subspecialty training through the Pediatric Subspecialty Match.

Medical Council of Canada

MCCQE Part 1 and 2: The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam (MCCQE) Part 1 is required and Part 2 is highly recommended.

Additional criteria for eligible US trainees

Individuals pursuing residency training in the US and who have an MD from a non LCME accredited school are NOT eligible to apply.

MCCEE: Applicants who have trained in the United States must provide proof of passing the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) at the time of application. US trainees who are specialist certified by a member board of the American Board of Pediatric Specialties may request an exemption from the MCCEE and can provide the letter of exemption from the Medical Council of Canada in lieu of MCCEE results.

MCCQE Part 1 and 2:  The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exams (MCCQE) Part 1 is required and Part 2 is highly recommended.

RCPSC Assessment: Applicants who have Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status and who are training in the United States in a Pediatrics Program must provide a ruling letter from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

US graduates who are considering applying for the Royal College General Pediatrics exam for Spring of 2018 must apply before April 30, 2017.

http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/credentials/start/exams/candidate_information

The application for Preliminary Assessment of Training must also be completed to ensure that your training satisfactorily meets the Canadian specialty specific training requirements:

http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/credentials/start/routes/acgme_route

Note # 1. Subject to final confirmation, an exception to the Training Program Criteria may be those applicants that are acceptable for the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Program and Pediatric Emergency Medicine according to Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This includes those residents enrolled in Anesthesiology, General Surgery, Cardiac Surgery for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine for Pediatric Emergency.

University of Calgary

Training level (see note #1)

Current PGY2 Residents (completing PGY3 June 30, 2016) or PGY3 Residents (completing PGY4 June 30, 2016) in Core Pediatrics are eligible for the match.

Residents who complete their PGY-3 year between July 1 and December 31, 2016 are also eligible but must declare their completion date on the application form and request a late start.

Residents who complete their PGY-3 year after December 31, 2016 should apply to the 2017 match.

Training program (see note #1)

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited Core Pediatrics residency program in a Canadian or ACGME-accredited American university.

Re-entry applicants to subspecialty training are not eligible and are referred to the University of Alberta Re-Entry Competition.

Legal status

Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Previous subspecialty training /transfers

Trainees enrolled in subspecialty Pediatrics training or any training beyond the PGY4 level are not eligible. This match cannot be used for program transfer.

Licensed physicians (including those on restricted licenses)

Applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

CPSA Eligibility Requirements

Source of funding/source of medical degree/return of service

  • PGY2 or PGY3 Canadian/US medical graduates currently enrolled in Core Pediatrics residency programs in Canadian or U.S. medical schools are eligible to apply. PGY3 International Medical Graduates (IMGs) currently enrolled in Core Pediatrics residency programs in Canadian medical schools and are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents and meet all other eligilibity requirements of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta are eligible to apply.
  • PGY2/PGY3 IMGs from other provinces must declare any Return in Service obligations on the application and may be disqualified if their provincial obligations preclude subspecialty training.
  • Sponsored Visa Trainees are not eligible to apply for subspecialty training through the Pediatric Subspecialty Match.

Medical Council of Canada

MCCQE Part 1 and 2: The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam (MCCQE) Part 1 is required and Part 2 is highly recommended.

Additional criteria for eligible US trainees

Individuals pursuing residency training in the US and who have an MD from a non ACGME accredited school are NOT eligible to apply.

MCCEE: Applicants who have trained in the United States must provide proof of passing the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) at the time of application. US trainees who are specialist certified by a member board of the American Board of Pediatric Specialties may request an exemption from the MCCEE and can provide the letter of exemption from the Medical Council of Canada in lieu of MCCEE results.

MCCQE Part 1 and 2:  The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exams (MCCQE) Part 1 is required and Part 2 is highly recommended.

RCPSC assessment:

Applicants who have Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status and who are training in the United States in a Pediatrics Program must provide a ruling letter from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

US graduates who are considering applying for the Royal College General Pediatrics exam for Spring of 2016 must apply before April 30, 2015.

http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/credentials/start/exams/candidate_information

The application for Preliminary Assessment of Training must also be completed to ensure that your training satisfactorily meets the Canadian specialty specific training requirements:

http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/credentials/start/routes/acgme_route

Note # 1. Subject to final confirmation, an exception to the Training Program Criteria may be those applicants that are acceptable for the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Program and Pediatric Emergency Medicine according to Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This includes those residents enrolled in Anesthesiology, General Surgery, Cardiac Surgery for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine for Pediatric Emergency.