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Virtual interviews for the 2023 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match

November 3 2021

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada’s Board of Directors has decided that all interviews taking place in the fall of 2022 for the 2023 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match will be in a virtual format including those for… [Read more]

Eligibility for the Canadian Residency Match as of July 1, 2025

November 2

In alignment with the timing of the change in accreditation status of Canadian medical schools, the AFMC Board of Directors has approved that the reference to the LCME be removed from the 2006 Board approved motion, which would now read Be it resolved by the AFMC Board of Directors that… [Read more]

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada levels the playing field and launches CANPREPP, an online portal where medical students can discover Canadian residency programs

November 1 2021

Ottawa, Ontario (November 02, 2021) – Building on the success of last year, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) launches the new and improved version of Canada’s Portal for Residency Program Promotion (CANPREPP), an online portal where medical students can discover and… [Read more]

AFMC Decisions Regarding 2023 Resident (R-1) Match

October 25, 2021

The AFMC Board of Directors has made the following decisions regarding the 2023 Resident (R-1) Match: Interviews will continue to be in a virtual format for all, including local candidates. The match timeline will be: MSPR /transcript submission (not requiring translation) deadline:… [Read more]

AFMC recognizes the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 29 2021

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada recognizes September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  Following the lead of the Federal Government, this will be a paid day of leave for all AFMC employees on an annual basis. On September 28, led by the National Consortium… [Read more]