Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Physical Medicine and Rehab (Residency Training)

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Program Information

School:Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Description:The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation program at the University of Calgary is an accredited program, which meets the training requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We can accommodate 1 resident per year of training. The program has a close association with the Divisions of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, and Rheumatology.

Residents will have an opportunity to acquire skills necessary to function as a physiatrist in an interdisciplinary team and be exposed to physiatrists both in academic and community settings. There is ample elective and selective time to allow residents to customize their training to meet the needs of their future practice.
URL:Physical Medicine and Rehab (Residency Training) at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Length:5 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To be eligible to participate in the Canadian Resident Matching Service you must be either a medical student or graduate having obtained or obtaining a medical degree by July 1 from a Liaison Committee on Medical Education / Committee on Accreditation on Canadian Medical Schools (LCME/CACMS) accredited school, a school of osteopathic medicine or an international medical school.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      All selection to the residency program is through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). The program is especially interested in selecting candidates with the following: solid academic standing; demonstrated interest in PM&R; a personal letter outlining the candidate's interest in PM&R, what attributes they possess for becoming a good physiatrist, and eventual career goals in PM&R; three letters of reference, including at least one from a physiatrist who knows the candidate well enough to comment on suitability for the specialty; and excellent communication skills, ability to work in an interdisciplinary team, good interpersonal skills. Candidates with an interest and proven experience in either basic sciences or clinical research are encouraged to apply.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on June 18, 2009