Residents are enrolled in a primary specialty or subspecialty program for the full duration of the program.
Fellows are enrolled in a short-term specialized training program.
Applying for Residency Training
For further information see www.carms.ca
Canadian citizens studying in medical schools outside Canada are advised that only those enrolled in LCME-accredited schools may apply through the CaRMS Match. Those enrolled in schools not accredited by LCME must apply through the AIMG Program. There are no other routes of entry for Canadians to residency positions at the University of Calgary.
For further information see:
Electives at the University of Calgary are available for residents who are currently enrolled in training programs accredited by the RCPSC or the CFPC. Residents should contact the applicable Residency Training Program to arrange their electives.
Fellowships at the University of Calgary are available for candidates who already have Canadian certification and wish to apply for short-term specialized training that will not lead to certification.
For further information click on the fellowship application procedure
Re-entry positions are available for physicians currently practicing in Alberta who wish to pursue additional specialty or subspecialty training.
For further information click on the re-entry application procedure
NEW! English Proficiency National Standards
Physicians who have graduated or trained with the following Universities will be required to provide a letter with evidence of English language proficiency according to Canadian standards:
• University of Laval
• Sherbrook University
• University of Montreal
For further information refer to the following website: CPSA - English Language Proficiency
ELECTIVES ONLY- if the physician elective is longer than 90 days the English testing is required. Anything shorter than 90 days will not need the testing
If you have been accepted into a program, click here for a list of temporary and permanent accommodations.