University of Manitoba

Updated August 3, 2017

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine Mission Statement

To develop, deliver and evaluate high quality educational programs for undergraduate and postgraduate students of medicine and medical rehabilitation, for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in basic medical sciences and for physicians to practice.

To conduct research and other scholarly enquiry into the basic and applied medical sciences.

To provide advice, disseminate information to health professions and plan for the development and delivery of health care services and to help improve health status and service deliver to the Province of Manitoba and the wider community.


The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba ( is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a city of 700,000. The College is located on the Bannatyne Campus, in the city centre. This campus also contains the Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy and schools of dental hygiene and medical rehabilitation. The central medical library is housed within a new addition of the campus immediately adjoining one of the tertiary care teaching hospitals. The campus also contains an active research centre and a fitness facility. A clinical learning and simulation facility (CLSF) was officially opened on April 11, 2008.

You are welcome to link to the following websites for a quick introduction to the faces and places in Winnipeg and Manitoba.

City of Winnipeg (
My Winnipeg (
Province of Manitoba (
Travel Manitoba (


A full training program is offered in the Department of Family Medicine, accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). As well, 50 Residency training programs accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

Training Sites

Several hospitals in Winnipeg as well as health centres in rural Manitoba provide a variety of training sites for the various programs.

Health Sciences Centre ( This is an 800 bed tertiary care complex next to the Bannatyne Campus which includes an acute care adult hospital, the Children’s Hospital, the Women’s Hospital, and hospitals for both rehabilitation and chronic respiratory care. The Manitoba Cancer Care Treatment and Research Centre is included in the complex. The Health Sciences Centre is the Level I trauma centre for the City of Winnipeg. HSC is the referral centre of Neurosciences, including Neurosurgery.

St. Boniface General Hospital ( This tertiary care hospital is located four kms from the Bannatyne Campus. It is an acute care hospital with 600 beds and supports both RCPSC and CFPC training programs. The St. Boniface Research Centre is immediately adjacent to the hospital. St. Boniface Hospital is the main site for Cardiac Sciences, including Cardiac Surgery as well as the main site for Colorectal Surgery.

Seven Oaks Hospital, (, Misericordia Health Centre (, Grace General Hospital (, Concordia Hospital ( and the Victoria General Hospital ( are community hospitals in Winnipeg which support various aspects of the training programs at the University of Manitoba.

The Family Medicine program is a truly distributed program in that if offers urban, rural and bilingual streams in various areas in Manitoba including Winnipeg, Brandon ( Portage la Prairie, Dauphin (, Boundary Trails [which is comprised of Morden and Winkler],, Steinbach (, and St. Anne.  In addition there is a Northern/Remote stream with various sites throughout Northern Manitoba and Nunavut.  Family Medicine also offers enhanced skills in Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine, Palliative Care and Care of the Elderly.

Provincial Licensure Requirements

All residency trainees are required to be registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM).

Individuals who succeed in obtaining certification from either the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (with or without the MCCQE) or the College of Family Physicians of Canada (with the MCCQE) are eligible for full provincial licensure. (College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba:

Salary & Benefits

As of July 1, 2017 the salary schedule is:

PGY-1 $57,187.00
PGY-2 $64,105.00
PGY-3 $68,763.00
PGY-4 $74,053.00
PGY-5 $79,343.00
PGY-6 $84,634.00
PGY-7 $89,819.00
PGY-8 $96,833.00

See also, terms of the contract of the Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba (PARIM – ACLS is required for some programs and is provided at the University of Manitoba. View the PARIM contract.

Registration Fee / Tuition Fees

University course registration/tuition fees are paid by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.


It is mandatory that all Residents have CMPA membership. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority partially covers the fee.

Program Start Date

Program start date is July 1, 2018.

All International Medical Graduates participate in the mandatory one month orientation in June 2018 preceding the commencement of the program start date. ACLS is taught as part of the orientation.

Postgraduate Orientation

The mandatory one-day Postgraduate Orientation for all new incoming residents will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.