Updated July 21, 2022

University of Manitoba

2023 Cycle Information

Criteria applicable for all medical graduates; for specific information, please see tabs.

The 2023 provincial criteria is currently under review.

Please note that the criteria on this page is from the 2022 match. Updated criteria will be posted on this page in the upcoming months, once it has been reviewed by the province.

CRITERIA APPLICABLE TO ALL MEDICAL GRADUATES

GENERAL INFORMATION The University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Health Science, Max Rady College of Medicine, and Manitoba Health have agreed to the following for the 2023 Pediatric Subspecialty match.
LICENSING BODY 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.
SOURCE OF FUNDING Funding for Residency positions is provided by Manitoba Health
TRAINING LEVEL ELIGIBILITY Eligibility 

Candidates who are currently in an RCPSC or ACGME accredited Core Pediatrics residency program as a PGY3 or PGY4. These candidates will be starting their PGY4 or PGY5 year of subspecialty training on July 1, 2023.

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.

Subspecialty: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Training level: Current resident
  • Eligibility Details: Applicants from Pediatrics will be accepted during their PGY-3 or PGY-4 year of training for entry into the subspecialty residency programs in their PGY-4 or PGY-5 year of training Applicants from Emergency Medicine usually are accepted in their PGY-5 year and complete the majority of the program in their PGY-6 of training

Subspecialty: Pediatric Subspecialties

  • Training level: Current resident
  • Eligibility Details: Applicants from Pediatrics will be accepted during their PGY-3 or PGY-4 year of training for entry into the subspecialty residency programs in their PGY-4 or PGY-5 year of training
RESTRICTIONS Applicants who are off-cycle by more than six months will be considered for the subsequent match.

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/Sponsored.html

MATCH STREAMS N/A
CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS
Accepted Citizen types
Canadian citizen
Canadian permanent resident
Accepted Citizenship Documents
Canadian Birth Certificate or Act of Birth
Certificate of Canadian Citizenship
Confirmation of Permanent Residence in Canada
Passport page showing Canadian Citizenship
Canadian Citizenship Card (both sides of card)
Canadian Permanent Resident Card (both sides of card)
Deadline for providing Citizenship documents
File review opening

CaRMS is partnering with third-party organizations to automate the verification of citizenship/legal status required by postgraduate offices for entry into residency. Third-party verification simplifies the process for applicants and programs. All applicants who do not receive third-party citizenship verification will be required to upload and assign an acceptable proof of citizenship document. Please see additional information here

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR CANADIAN MEDICAL GRADUATES

A Canadian Medical Graduate (CMG) or U.S. Allopathic Medical Graduate (USMG) is an individual who received their medical degree from a medical school accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) or the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

PROOF OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY English is the language of study at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba. All applicants whose first language is not English must submit proof of English language proficiency to CaRMS by the file review opening date.

Language Assessment Document Accepted: IELTS Academic

  • Document validity (not expired) by: Must be valid up to the Assignment of applications and documents deadline
  • Minimum score: minimum score of 7 in each component with an overall band score of no less than 7 in the same sitting.

Language Assessment Document Accepted: Occupational English Test (OET) -Medicine

  • Document validity (not expired) by: Must be valid up to the Assignment of applications and documents deadline
  • Minimum score: with a minimum grade of B in each of the four subsets in the same sitting

Language Assessment Document Accepted: Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) – General

  • Document validity (not expired) by: Must be valid up to the Assignment of applications and documents deadline
  • Minimum score: with a minimum score of 9 in each of the four skills in the same sitting

CMG/USMG

If you graduated from an English medical school in Canada or the United States, you are exempt from providing proof of language proficiency.

Candidates who attended medical school in Canada or the United States where the language of instruction or the primary language of patient care was not English, must fulfill the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Candidates are exempted from English language proficiency testing under the following circumstances:

  • the language of instruction and patient care throughout the entire undergraduate medical education curriculum was in A letter of attestation directly from the Dean of the candidate’s medical school confirming that the majority of the language of instruction and patient care was conducted in English is required. 

For example, evidence could be provided to support the following:

  • taken in their totality, the majority (>50%) of the applicant’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate medical education was in English;
  • taken in its totality, the majority (>50%) of patient care provided by the applicant was in English

Please note the following:

  • Photocopies are
  • Language Proficiency Attestations will not be accepted from the candidate or a third

Language Proficiency results will not be accepted by fax or e-mail.

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF CANADA EXAMS Examination: MCCQE Part I

  • Date/milestone assessment submission required: File review opening
  • Requirement: Mandatory with exceptions

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

RETURN OF SERVICE (ROS) REQUIREMENTS All applicants with a return of service agreement must attach a copy of that agreement to their applications.
MEDICAL EDUCATION N/A
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION All candidates accepted to all residency programs must attend the mandatory PGME orientation day on June 29, 2023.

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRADUATES

An International Medical Graduate (IMG) is an individual who received their medical degree from a medical school that listed with the World Directory of Medical Schools (World Directory) published by the Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).

A U.S. Osteopathic Medical Graduate (USMG- Osteo) is an individual who received their medical degree from an accredited Osteopathic medical school.

PROOF OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY English is the language of study at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba. All applicants whose first language is not English must submit proof of English language proficiency to CaRMS by the file review opening date.

Language Assessment Document Accepted: IELTS Academic

  • Document validity (not expired) by: Must be valid up to the Assignment of applications and documents deadline
  • Minimum score: minimum score of 7 in each component with an overall band score of no less than 7 in the same sitting.

Language Assessment Document Accepted: Occupational English Test (OET) -Medicine

  • Document validity (not expired) by: Must be valid up to the Assignment of applications and documents deadline
  • Minimum score: with a minimum grade of B in each of the four subsets in the same sitting

Language Assessment Document Accepted: Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) – General

  • Document validity (not expired) by: Must be valid up to the Assignment of applications and documents deadline
  • Minimum score: with a minimum score of 9 in each of the four skills in the same sitting

Candidates are exempted from English language proficiency testing under the following circumstances:

  • the language of instruction and patient care throughout the entire undergraduate medical education curriculum was in English. A letter of attestation directly from the Dean of the candidate’s medical school confirming that the majority of the language of instruction and patient care was conducted in English is required.
  • their undergraduate medical education was taken in English in one of the countries that have English as a first and native language (see list below):

List of countries that have English as a first and native language – Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America, US Virgin Islands – Caribbean Islands: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Grenadines, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago

For example, evidence could be provided to support the following:

  • taken in their totality, the majority (>50%) of the applicant’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate medical education was in English;
  • taken in its totality, the majority (>50%) of patient care provided by the applicant was in English

Please note the following:

  • Photocopies are
  • Language Proficiency Attestations will not be accepted from the candidate or a third

Language Proficiency results will not be accepted by fax or e-mail

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF CANADA EXAMS Examination: MCCQE Part I

  • Date/milestone assessment submission required: File review opening
  • Requirement: Mandatory with exceptions

Examination: NAC Examination

  • Date/milestone assessment submission required: File review opening
  • Requirement: Mandatory

International Medical Graduates may submit proof of the USMLE Step 1 and 2 in lieu of the MCCQE Part 1.

RETURN OF SERVICE (ROS) REQUIREMENTS  All applicants with a return of service agreement must attach a copy of that agreement to their applications. The printed agreement must indicate that subspecialty training in a province different from the one to which return of service is required is acceptable.
MEDICAL EDUCATION 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 of Medical Schools website.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Pre-Residency Orientation Programs

To help ensure a smooth transition to residency, all IMG candidates accepted to residency programs are required to complete the mandatory two week orientation program in June 2023.  Further information about the mandatory IMG Orientation can be found on the University of Manitoba, International Medical Graduates-Orientation webpage. http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/education/imgp/index.html

All candidates accepted to all residency programs must attend the mandatory PGME orientation day on June 29, 2023.

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