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How to Apply/FAQs

The NOSM General Surgery program participates in the R-1 Main Residency Match through the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS). Application to the the program can be found by visiting the CaRMS website at

Candidates for the General Surgery Residency Program at NOSM are selected on the basis of:

  • demonstrated interest in General Surgery;
  • academic record;
  • strength of references;
  • strong interpersonal skills;
  • self-directed learning and a desire to train in a variety of community settings with health care teams.