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Submitted by johnsolc on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 2:14pm

Residency Training

Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents of Canada

  • Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
  • Applicants must be graduates of a Canadian medical school or an LCME-accredited (Liaison Committee on Medical Education) medical school outside of Canada.
  • Applicants must apply through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS).
  • Applicants who did not graduate from a medical school accredited by LCME must apply through the Alberta International Medical Graduate Program (AIMG)
  • Canadian students training in US osteopathic medical schools accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic Accreditation (COCA) are eligible to apply for the second iteration of the AIMG program and must meet all AIMG requirements.

Non-Canadian International Medical Graduates

A limited number of residency training positions are available to non-Canadian international medical graduates who are sponsored under educational contractual agreements with the University of Calgary.  Trainees must return to their home country upon completion of training.


Visiting Electives

Canadians/Permanent Residents

  • Applicants who are Canadians who are enrolled in a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or College of Family Physicians (CFPC) residency training program are eligible to apply.

 International Medical Graduates

  • International medical graduates who are enrolled in a residency training program not accredited by the RCPSC or CFPC may also be eligible.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Re-Entry Training

  • Applicants must be physicians who are currently licensed to practice medicine in the Province of Alberta and who wish to re-entry a specialty or subspecialty residency training program at the University of Calgary. 

Clinical Fellowship Training

  • Applicants must have been awarded a medical degree.
  • Applicants must have successfully completed a residency training program in Canada or elsewhere recently and be pursuing specialized training beyond the requirements of residency certification.

Resident Transfers

Internal

All University of Calgary residents interested in transferring to another program at the University of Calgary will be required to participate in the internal transfer match.

To be eligible for the internal transfer match, the trainee must:

  • Be in good academic standing (not current on remediation or probation).
  • Have completed at least six months of training.
  • Have completed a minimum of two 4-week blocks (or equivalent) in the original discipline.
  • Agree to full disclosure of their PGME residency file, including but not limited to, all in-training assessments and any additional relevant information, to the receiving program and/or University.

External

University of Calgary residents who are interested in transferring to another Canadian university should review the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) national transfer guidelines as well as the University of Calgary resident transfer policy.