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Helping medical students find the right fit for their future

November 26 2020

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – November 26, 2020 – Today, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) launched CANPREPP, a one-stop-shop solution where any applicant to a Canadian residency program can discover and experience any residency program across Canada. This new tool is funded by the CMA… [Read more]

AFMC Decision Regarding 2022 Resident (R-1) Match

October 28 2020

The AFMC Board has made the following decisions regarding the 2022 Resident (R-1) Match: Interviews will continue to be in a virtual format for all candidates.   The match timeline will be: Application MSPR submission/University transcript: No earlier than Jan. 7, 2022 The File Review… [Read more]

The 2021 Resident Match Day Confirmed

July 31 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario – July 31, 2020 – Today, the AFMC finalized the 2021 R-1 Match Timeline. Match Day will be April 20, 2021. Key dates include: Monday November 2, 2020: R1 Match application opens Monday February 8, 2021: Application due date Monday March 8 to Sunday March 28, 2021: National… [Read more]

Resources assist health-care and social service providers to help those who experience family violence

June 29, 2020

An online platform built with the assistance of the Association of Faculties of Medicine Canada has been launched to assist health-care and social service providers to recognize and respond safely to family violence. The website of pan-Canadian guidance and education resources is focused on three… [Read more]