Updated February 10, 2017
University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Health Science, Max Rady College of Medicine and Manitoba Health have agreed to the following policies for the 2018 Pediatric Subspecialty Match.
- Candidates who are currently in a RCPSC or ACGME accredited Core Pediatrics residency program as a PGY2 or PGY3. These candidates will be starting their PGY4 or PGY5 year of subspecialty training on July 1, 2018.
- Trainees currently enrolled in Adult Emergency Medicine residency programs are eligible to apply to the Pediatric Subspecialty Match for Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
- Residents currently in subspecialty training are not eligible to switch subspecialty programs using the Pediatric Subspecialty Match.
- All applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM) on the educational register. CPSM categories of registration and eligibility criteria for licensure after residency can be reviewed at the following website: http://cpsm.mb.ca/registration/categories-of-registration
- Visa-sponsored trainees must apply for subspecialty training outside of the Pediatric Subspecialty Match. Please see the following website for more information: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/education/pgme/apo.html
- Applicants who are off-cycle by more than six months will be considered for the subsequent match.
Requirements for all applicants
- Proof of Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident status. Proof of citizenship or permanent resident status must be provided by submitting one of the following verifications to CaRMS by the file review opening date:
- Notarized/certified photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by an authority in Canada with any photo ID, or
- Notarized/certified photocopy of Canadian Passport, or
- Notarized/certified photocopy of Canadian citizenship certificate; if the Canadian citizenship certificate was issued prior to February 1, 2012, legible copies of both sides of the certificate must be provided; or
- Notarized/certified photocopy of Permanent Resident Card; legible copies of both sides of the card must be provided
- No other forms of verification are acceptable.
- Successful completion of the MCCQE Part 1 with submitted proof of examination results. United States Medical Graduates may submit proof of the USMLE Step 1 and 2 in lieu of the MCCQE Part 1.
- All matched candidates must attend the mandatory PGME orientation day which is held at the end of June.
Requirements for United States Medical Graduates and/or residents in United States training programs
- Applicants who are residents in a U.S. training program must have their training assessed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to ensure their training meets Canadian specialty-specific requirements.
- Applicants who have received a Doctor of Osteopathic medicine degree (DO) from a United States medical school must fulfill IMG application requirements.
Requirements for International Medical Graduates
- International Medical Graduates (IMGs) must be graduates of an acceptable medical school on the World Directory of Medical Schools list. Confirmation of World Directory status MUST be provided by submitting a copy or printout from the World Directory website (www.wdoms.org).
- Notarized/certified copies of medical school transcript(s) and medical degree/diploma must be submitted. Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a notarized translation.
- All IMG candidates accepted to pediatric subspecialty programs are required to complete the mandatory four-week orientation program in June.
- In addition the MCCQE1 scores, an official copy of the applicant’s MCCEE score must be provided by the file review opening date.
- Language proficiency: English is the language of study at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba. All IMG applicants whose first language is not English must submit proof of English language proficiency to CaRMS by the file review opening date through one of the following English language tests:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
TOEFL iBT ® with a total score of 96 and a score of 24 on each of the four sections. TOEFL iBT ® score will be considered valid for two years from the date taken; or,
- Academic Version of International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Academic IELTS with a minimum score of 7 in each component with an overall band score of no less than 7. IELTS scores will be considered valid for two years from the date taken.
Please note the following:
- Notarized/certified documents must be submitted. Photocopies are acceptable.
- Language Proficiency Attestations will not be accepted from the candidate or a third party.
- Language Proficiency results will not be accepted by fax or e-mail.
Consideration for applicants with disabilities and applicants with bloodborne pathogens
Information on the above College of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Education policies can be found on the policies and procedures webpage at:
The University reserves the right to make changes to the information published on the CaRMS website pertaining to Manitoba postgraduate training without prior notice.