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NOSM Family Medicine Residency Training

The NOSM Family Medicine 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 www.carms.ca, or by clicking on the streams linked below.

Final year medical school students interested in Family Medicine residency training in Northern Ontario, are encouraged to apply to all of our streams (North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Remote First Nations and the Northern Ontario Rural stream) through CaRMS.

For further information, please visit the NOSM Family Medicine program description found on our website and contact us, should you have any questions.

View Eligibility Criteria for the R-1 Main Residency Match
View Match Timelines for Applicants 
View NOSM Family Medicine Program Descriptions
Program Descriptions Available: September 5, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET)
Applicants may begin to select programs and apply on CaRMS Online as of October 11, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET)


NOSM Royal College Specialty Medicine Residency Training

NOSM Royal College Specialty programs also participate in the R-1 Main Residency Match through the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS).

View Eligibility Criteria for the R-1 Main Residency Match
View Match Timelines for Applicants
View NOSM Royal College  Program Descriptions
Program Descriptions Available: September 5, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET)
Applicants may begin to select programs and apply on CaRMS Online as of October 11, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET)


NOSM Family Medicine PGY3 Enhanced Skills Programs

PGY3 Emergency Medicine
Interested candidates can apply to NOSM’s PGY3 Family Medicine Emergency Medicine program during their second year of family medicine training, and application to the program must be submitted through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS).

2019 Program Descriptions Available: August 7, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET)
Application Opening Date / Program Selection: September 5, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET)
Application Closing Date: September 19, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET)
Interview Offers: TBD
Interview dates: TBD in Thunder Bay and Sudbury
Ranking period: November 8, 2018 (12:00 p.m. ET) to November 29, 2018 (3:00 p.m. ET)
Match Results: December 13, 2018
Program Start Date: July 1, 2019

Applicants will be notified by email of the success of their application.


PGY3 Family Practice Anesthesia and Enhanced Skills Programs

Application to NOSM’s PGY3 Enhanced Skills programs listed below can be submitted through the Postgraduate Office using the program-specific application forms that are available for download. Please be sure to review all application requirements as outlined under the “Eligibility Criteria and How to Apply” sections in each program description linked below.

  • PGY3 Family Practice Anesthesia
  • PGY3 Maternity Care Enhanced Skills
  • PGY3 Care of the Elderly Enhanced Skills
  • PGY3 Self Directed Enhanced Skills

Application opening date: August 20, 2018
Application closing date: October 5, 2018
Interview period: October 8 – November 29, 2018 TBC
Offer letters: December 6, 2018
Resident Responds By: December 14, 2018

Applicants will be notified by email of the success of their application.


PGY3 Remote First Nations Enhanced Skills

Application opening date: August TBD
Application closing date: October TBD
Interview period: October  to December TBD
Two-Step Interviews: Thunder Bay and Eabametoong First Nation
Offer letters: December TBD
Resident Responds By: December TBD

Applicants will be notified by email of the success of their application.