Updated May 10, 2018

2019 R-1 match

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February 2019

February 26th, 2019 at 12:00 (noon) ET

Applicants begin online application process

All applicants may log into their CaRMS Online account to begin their application.

February 27th, 2019 at 12:00 (noon) ET

Program descriptions

All program descriptions for the second iteration will be copied over from the first iteration.

Changes to program descriptions can only be made by requesting that your postgraduate office return the description for updates. When the description is returned, program directors and administrators will be able to log into CaRMS Online and update their program descriptions for the second iteration of the match.

February 28th, 2019 at 12:00 (noon) ET

DEADLINE: Program descriptions published on carms.ca

Program descriptions are now available on carms.ca for applicants to review.

March 2019

March 6th, 2019 at 12:00 (noon) ET

File reviewer and filter setup

Programs may add or remove file reviewers for the second iteration through CaRMS Online.

Program administrators and directors may also create filters in preparation for file review.

All file reviewers added in the first iteration will automatically have access to review applications for the second iteration on March 14.

March 14th, 2019

Reversions discussion period begins

Q&A discussion regarding reversions, if required, to ensure final reversions are received and understood by CaRMS, by the PGME reversion deadline.

March 14th, 2019 at 12:05 ET

File review begins

All programs and file reviewers may access all applications that have been submitted to their program(s) through CaRMS Online.

Note: there is no designated national interview period for the second iteration of the R-1 Main Residency Match.

March 19th, 2019 at 12:00 (noon) ET

Ranking period begins

Applicants and programs may begin creating their rank order lists in CaRMS Online.

Once you have submitted your rank order list, your postgraduate office can begin reviewing and approving.

To make changes to your submitted list, contact your postgraduate office.

March 26th, 2019 at 14:00 ET

Deadline: rank order list

Programs must submit their rank order list through CaRMS Online by 14:00 ET.

April 2019

April 10th, 2019 at 12:00 (noon) ET


Match results for the second iteration of the 2019 R-1 Main Residency Match are available through CaRMS Online.

May 2019

May 7th, 2019 at 15:00 ET

CaRMS Online access closes

CaRMS Online access closes for the 2019 R-1 Main Residency Match.

We recommend programs download and save any match-related files before this date. Matched applicant files can only be retrieved from your postgraduate office once CaRMS Online closes.

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