McMaster University

McMaster University

Canadian Graduates

All Canadian (Citizen or Permanent Resident) graduates of Canadian and US accredited medical schools who have not had any previous post graduate medical education should apply for first year (PGY1) positions through the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CARMS).

PGY1 Entry

The CaRMS match is the route to entry to a PGY1 training position for all Canadian graduates. Applications must be submitted directly to CaRMS. For specific eligibility requirements, please refer to the CaRMS website.


2283 St. Laurent Boulevard, Suite 100
Ottawa,Ontario K1G 5A2
Canada Phone: 613-237-0075
Fax: 613-563-2860
Website: CaRMS

Subspecialty Residency Programs

Candidates wishing to apply to a subspecialty training program at McMaster University, must refer to the CaRMS website for eligibility requirements and deadline dates: CaRMS

EXCEPTIONS are the Visa Trainees who do not apply through CaRMS , BUT APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE SCHOOL.  Visa trainees are those individuals who are currently registered as a PGY3 Resident in a Canadian residency program and are sponsored by their government/agency and would like to be considered for a position at McMaster University.  Please complete the McMaster Application Form, along with required program documents.

Deadline for receipt of application is September 1st


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