Family Medicine

Applications for Residency

All applications to our residency program are processed through the Canadian Residency Matching System (CaRMS).

Applications to transfer to the Program will only be accepted through the 2nd Iteration of the CaRMS Match.

IMG Candidates apply to the second iteration of the CaRMS match.

Please note:  Transfers between Streams will not be allowed.

Make sure to check the CaRMS Website each year to learn about program changes.

Selection Criteria
In selecting our residents, we use a number of criteria.  We look for candidates who demonstrate an interest in practice in rural/remote communities and who have a wide variety of interests that include cultural, family, athletic and intellectual pursuits. The maturity and experiential background of our applicants is also explored and contributes to our selection.
Preference will be given to candidates who are recent graduates.

Elective Requirements

We are looking for applicants who have completed a broad range of electives which include Family Medicine. Preference will be given to eligible applicants who have completed electives in Newfoundland & Labrador, or elsewhere in Canada.

For further information please see the CaRMS website or email us at