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Submitted by clsaubak on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 2:57pm

Q.  I am an R3 resident at Dalhousie University. How do I arrange a residency elective with your program?

A.  Please visit the PGME website for visiting electives:  http://cumming.ucalgary.ca/pgme/applicants/visiting-electives the full process for Canadian Trainees is provided here.

 Q.  I’m a foreign medical graduate  (not a Canadian permanent resident or citizen) and I would like to apply to the Anatomical Pathology Residency Program.  What is the process?

A.  The Anatomical Pathology Program participates in the annual CaRMS match and as such any international trainee accepted into the program cannot subvert this match. You will need to contact imgapps@ucalgary.ca to start the process of credentialing before we can consider your application for residency in our program.  We must have open spots in our program to accept trainees.


Q.  I am a foreign medical graduate but I am also a Canadian citizen (or permanent resident) and I would like to apply to the Anatomical Pathology Residency Program. What is the process?

A.  The Anatomical Pathology Program participates in the annual CaRMS match and as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident you can apply to our program through the AIMG Program. Their website is the best place to find information on this process.

Q.  Do you provide your residents with a “CME Fund”?

A.  Yes, our residents are provided $2,500 per year to claim educational expenses and conference travel. Additionally, we provide one-time per residency funding to attend the CAP Resident Review Course (not to exceed $1,500) as well as up to $1,000 per resident in the final year of training to help offset the cost of travel to the Royal College Examination in Ottawa.

Q.  Do you have a list of residence accommodations for visiting students and academics?

A.  The University of Calgary Crowsnest Hall has living accommodations that can be booked. You can download the brochure here.

Q.  What is the pass rate for your program?

A.  The pass rate for the anatomic pathology program on the first attempt of the Royal College Fellowship exam is 100% since 2006.

Q. What is your selection criteria for Anatomic Pathology?
A.  We have posted the selection criteria we use to select candidates for our residency training program on the website. You may access the page here.