Updated January 12, 2021
2022 Medicine Subspecialty Match — first iteration
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. Once program descriptions are approved, they are immediately available on carms.ca for applicants to consult.
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 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.
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. If quota is not entered, applicants will not be able to apply.
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 must complete all interview status updates in CaRMS Online during this time frame. Interview statuses should be assigned at least one week prior to the scheduled program interview date and official interview invitations must be distributed to applicants within five days of the interview status update made in CaRMS Online.
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.
Note: Pain Medicine programs requested additional time to conduct their interviews to accommodate applicants writing their Royal College exams. This request was approved by PG Deans. Further information will be sent directly to applicants to these programs.
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.
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.
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.