University Of Calgary Postgraduate Medicine

Meet residents and directors from each of our divisions and learn why they love being a Calgary resident.

Why Calgary

Calgary sits in the sunny eastern foothills of Canada’s Rocky Mountains, where the Bow and Elbow rivers meet. It is the major urban centre for the entire southern half of Alberta. The Calgary Region is home to approximately 1.4 million people in over 30 urban and rural communities. Calgary is home to more than 240 different ethnic origins and is ranked third in proportion of visible minorities in Canada.

In 2019, Calgary ranked the most livable city in North America and the 5th most livable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit. It is a city with rich landscape, easy access to nature and profound beauty, and diverse communities. Calgary is ranked among the world’s cleanest, healthiest, and safest cities in numerous international studies, and is a global leader for overall quality of life.

While it can be known for mild temperatures, the sun shines an average of 2300 hours every year, making Calgary the sunniest major city in the country. Calgarians are family-focused, recreation lovers, that are committed to a healthy work-life balance. Calgary is less than one hour from the beautiful Rocky Mountains, where endless opportunities exist.

Check out Life in Calgary, City of Calgary, Travel Alberta, Calgary Economic DevelopmentAvenue Calgary for more information!

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    Virtual Meet and Greets - Winter 2021-2022 

    The City of Calgary Family Medicine Program will each be accepting 58 CMG positions and 10 AIMG positions in the 2021 selection cycle. CaRMS 2022 will be conducted by a virtual format.

    Please stay tuned to this website and CANPREPP’s National Web Calendar of Events for upcoming Meet and Greet sessions planned for November, December, and January.  

    At these sessions, Applicants will be provided with information about the Program, as well as have an opportunity to meet current residents in the program and the leadership team. We look forward to meeting you!