Medical Student Performance Report

The MSPR is the official Cumming of School of Medicine report on your performance in this school, and is required by all postgraduate programs as part of the material on which selection decisions are based.

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MSPR Timeline for the Class of 2021

November 2, 2020: CaRMS Online Applications Open.

  • All registered applicants are sent an email with information on how to log into CaRMS.

November 23, 2020: Program descriptions published.

  • Descriptions for programs participating in the R-1 Residency Match are published.
  • Programs that require French translations will be posted at 12:00PM ET.
  • Email out to UME students noting the French Translation programs and asking them to contact UME if they plan to apply to any, so their MSPRs can be ready in time.

December 1, 2020: MSPR Template to be Finalized at the UME Management Meeting.

December 7, 2020: Last Clerkship Rotation that will appear on MSPR letters begins.

December 13, 2020: Cut Off Date for What Will Appear on the MSPR.

  • Block 8A.

December 14, 2020: Academic Technologist to send email to all 2021 students to fill out “Request for Release of the MSPR” form in One45.

 December 18, 2020 – January 3, 2021: UME Students Winter Break.

 December 20, 2020: UME Students finish their mandatory learning events for the Winter Break.

  • All ITERs to be included in the MSPR Letters to be completed by this date.

December 21, 2020 – December 23, 2020: MSPR letters data generated over break by Academic Technologies.

December 23, 2020 – January 3, 2021: UME Staff on Winter Break.

 January 4, 2021: UME Staff returns to the office after the Winter Break.

  • Class of 2021 returns to UME after the Winter Break.
  • UME Admin Team begin work on preparing the MSPR letters.

 January 5, 2021: CaRMS Program Selection Opens.

  • Applicants may start selecting the programs to which they wish to apply.

January 6, 2021: Send proposed Translation Required MSPR letters to specified students for their personal review.

 January 8, 2021: Deadline for students to return proposed Translation Required MSPR letters to UME.

  • Substantive Changes: Sent to MSPR Committee (electronically) for decisions.

January 11, 2021: Send proposed SARC/LoA MSPR letters to specified students for their personal review.

January 13, 2021: Deadline for students to return proposed SARC/LoA MSPR letters to UME.

  • Substantive Changes: Sent to MSPR Committee (January 22, 2021) for decisions.

January 18, 2021: Send remaining proposed MSPR letters to specified students for their personal review.

January 18, 2021: If any students require translations (University of Montreal, Universite Laval, Universite de Sherbrooke, the Montfort site at the University of Ottawa, McGill) translated MSPR and transcripts need to be in their CaRMS account by today – to allow the student to request the translation before the translation request deadline which is January 20.

January 20, 2021: Deadline for students to return all MSPR letters to UME.

  • Substantive Changes: Sent to MSPR Committee (January 22, 2021) for decisions.

January 20, 2021: Request deadline for French translations.

January 22, 2021: MSPR Committee meeting date.

Members: Associate Dean, UME / Assistant Dean, Clerkship / Associate Director, SAW / Assistant Director, SAW.

January 22 – 24, 2021: Revisions approved by MSPR Committee to be completed.

January 24, 2021: Manager, UME – to have student transcripts uploaded to CaRMS by today.

January 25, 2021: MSPRs DueMSPR Letters uploaded by Manager, Academic Technologies.

  • Transcripts and MSPRs must be sent to the CaRMS Document Centre by this date.

February 8, 2021: Beginning of CaRMS file review period.

March 7, 2021: UME Students on mandatory rotations until this date.

March 8, 2021 – March 28, 2021: National Interview Period.

March 15, 2021: Ranking: Applicants and programs may begin creating their rank order lists.

April 19, 2021: Clerkship Committee Approves students leaving their clinical rotations at 11:00 PM. For Match Day.

April 20, 2021: Clerkship Committee Approves students being excused from their clinical rotation until 5:00 PM on this day. For Match Day.