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AFMC Supporting Learners

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for all stakeholders involved in the 2021 R1 match. Here you will find updates on key initiatives.

Find out the latest news and information relevant to medical school students, residents and graduate students.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Thinking of applying to a medical school? The AFMC Admissions Requirements Guide is the place to get information on every medical school in Canada in one convenient location.



The MCAT Fee Assistance Program assists Canadian medical students, in financial need, who take the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®). Learn more about the 2021 eligibility criteria, application process and deadlines for 2021-2022 testing years.

Student Portal

Student Portal

The AFMC Student Portal is the one-stop-shop for undergraduate Canadian and international medical students applying for visiting electives at all 17 faculties of medicine in Canada.

Demystifying the Residency Match

Demystifying the Residency Match

Watch the AFMC Myth-Buster video clips to demystify preconceived ideas about the residency matching process and guide learners during this crucial step of their medical career.

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...thinking about applying to medical school in Canada?

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...someone who provides advice to prospective or current learners?

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Physician Resource Planning

Based on their social accountability mandate, Canadian medical schools must create a physician workforce that is responsive to the health needs of Canadians. 

Research and Innovation

Our Canadian medical schools are an essential part of the solution to providing better health for Canadians through health research and innovation. 

Initiatives in Medical Education

AFMC strives for excellence in medical education by fostering collective action and supporting national initiatives. 

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