University Of Calgary Postgraduate Medicine

Residency Program Applications


Thank you for your interest in the Calgary Family Medicine Residency Program!

The UofC Family Medicine Residency Program only accepts applications through the Canadian Residents Matching Service (CaRMS)

Please visit the CaRMS Website for detailed information regarding the application process, required documents and timelines.
Template Letter of Reference - applicants can provide this template to their referee as guidance on required components for the LORs for our Program. 


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First Iteration Interviews are held on two weekends during the national interview period (specific dates will be made available on the CaRMS website for each application cycle). Second Iteration dates will be posted on the CaRMS program description if/when the second iteration process begins. 

Interviews are conducted by a Family Physician and a current Resident, taking approximately 30 minutes. A complete review of your file will be done prior to your interview by a separate individual. For more information on the UofC FM Resident Selection Process please click on the link

On the day of your interview there is an opportunity for applicants to mingle with current residents and staff. Spouses and partners are welcome to attend the information session. Food and drinks are provided.

Interviews are held at the Sheldon M Chumir Health Centre, 3rd Floor 1213, 4th Street SW Calgary.

Parking information and maps can be found on the Alberta Health Services website

Traveling from the airport can take approximately 30-45 minutes. The Calgary international Airport website provides information on transportation options including public buses and taxis.


The Department of Family Medicine hosts two social events on the Saturday nights of each interview weekends of first iteration (there are no socials for second iteration). The social provides an opportunity for applicants and current Residents to mingle in a causal atmosphere. For venue, time and parking details please review the information on the interview scheduling site.

Concurrent FM Residency/MSc

The University of Calgary Department of Family Medicine Residency Program offers a concurrent FM Residency and Master of Science in Community Health program. For more information on the program and how apply please visit the MSc information page.


If you are currently enrolled in a Residency Program and are interested in transferring to the University of Calgary Family Medicine Residency Program, please visit the PGME website for detailed information on the transfer process.