Updated January 25, 2022
2023 Family Medicine/Enhanced Skills Match
Please refer back to this timetable regularly, as dates are subject to change.
If you were a PGME, program administrator or director for a previous CaRMS match, you can log into CaRMS Online using your existing username and password. If you have forgotten your username or password, click on the ‘Forgot your username or password option’ on the CaRMS Online login page.
If you are a new program director or administrator for this match and have not received an email, please contact your PGME office.
Program directors and administrators may log into CaRMS Online and start updating their program descriptions. All programs must update their program descriptions for the new match year before the PGME program description approval deadline.
Program descriptions can be modified throughout the match if critical updates are needed.
Program directors and administrators must submit their program descriptions to their postgraduate offices for review and approval by 12:00 ET on this date.
Applicants may begin the application process.
All registered applicants are sent an email with information on how to log into CaRMS Online and start their application.
Applicants who participated in a previous match that was run on CaRMS Online can log into their CaRMS Online account using their existing username and password to participate in the match. Anyone who has forgotten their username or password can click on the ‘Forgot your username or password’ option on the CaRMS Online login page.
Program descriptions for all programs participating in the match should be approved and available on carms.ca for applicants to review. Once program descriptions are approved, they are immediately available on carms.ca for applicants to consult.
Applicants can start selecting the programs to which they wish to apply and assigning requested documents.
Ensure quota is entered in the Quota Management section of your CaRMS Online account.
Program directors and administrators can add or remove file reviewers for their program(s) and create filters in preparation for file review.
Once file reviewers have been added, they will receive an email from CaRMS with instructions on how to create an account in CaRMS Online.
Applications will be available for review when file review opens.
Programs now have access to all submitted applications and documents.
Programs are to complete all initial interview offer status updates in CaRMS Online by end of day.
All invitations to interviews are sent by programs by this date.
Applicant photos are now available to view. Photos are not available prior to this date.
Interviews are conducted during this period. Programs are responsible for scheduling interviews with applicants directly.
Applicants and programs may begin creating their rank order lists in CaRMS Online.
Once a program rank order list has been submitted, postgraduate offices can begin approving them in CaRMS Online. Postgraduate offices can also begin approving quota and submitting reversion instructions starting today.
Discussions regarding reversions, if required, should begin now to ensure final reversions are received and understood by CaRMS in advance of the postgraduate office reversion deadline.
Programs must submit their rank order lists through CaRMS Online by 14:00 ET. If programs do not submit by today, postgraduate offices can submit on their behalf.
Postgraduate offices must approve rank order lists and quota, as well as submit any reversion instructions by this deadline.
Match results are available through CaRMS Online.
This is the last day to access information in your CaRMS Online account for this match.
Applicants will no longer have access to the information in their application after this date.
Programs should download and save any match-related files before this date. Matched applicant files can only be retrieved from postgraduate offices once CaRMS Online closes.