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Virtual interviews for the 2021 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada’s Board of Directors has decided that all interviews for the 2021 Medicine Subspecialty Match, Pediatric Subspecialty Match and Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match will be in a virtual format including those for local candidates. 

After broad consultation the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Resident Matching Committee (ARMC) has decided to not alter the previously approved subspecialty match timelines. 

Key match timeline milestones remain:

Medicine Subspecialty Match

Deadline for assignment of applications and documents: August 26, 2020

Match Day: November 4, 2020

Pediatric Subspecialty Match

Deadline for applications and document assignments: September 9, 2020

Match Day: November 18, 2020

Family Medicine, Enhanced Skills Match

Deadline for assignment of applications and documents: September 16, 2020

Match Day: December 16, 2020

The AFMC Resident Matching Committee (ARMC) has been meeting regularly to review all 2021 match timelines. ARMC membership includes representation from the Faculty of Medicine Deans, Postgraduate Deans, Undergraduate Deans, Student Affairs Deans, the Canadian Federation of Medical Students, the Fédération des médecins residents du Québec, the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec, Resident Doctors of Canada and the Canadian Resident Matching Service.

Thank you to our entire medical education community for their extensive engagement and flexibility during these challenging times.