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Application Process and Timelines

2022-2023 Enhanced Skills Application Timeline:

  • Online Application Opens: August 3, 2021 (12:00 noon ET)
  • Online Application Deadline: September 15, 2021 (12:00 noon ET)
  • Interview Period for all programs: October 15, 2021 - December 3, 2021 *Note: All interviews will be conducted virtually.
  • Category 1 Match Date: December 15, 2021 (12:00 noon ET)
  • Category 2 Acceptance Notification: December 15, 2021 

 

⚠️You can only match to a single Category 1 program through CaRMS. Should you match to a Category 1 program through CaRMS, this is a binding contract and you will need to relinquish or decline any subsequent Category 2 offers you receive. Should you receive and accept a Category 2 offer PRIOR to the CaRMS rank order list deadline, you will need to withdraw from the CaRMS match. Between the rank order list deadline and match day, you cannot accept any Category 2 offers. Any circumvention of this policy will result in a match violation and may result in disciplinary actions.

NEW: Category 1 programs (Family Practice Anesthesia, Care of the Elderly, Emergency Medicine, and Palliative Care) will now be using CaRMS for the match process.

Refer to the CaRMS website for program descriptions instructions, timelines and application instructions.

Category 2 Programs (Global Health, Indigenous Health, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Women’s Health)

Applicant's are required to complete and upload the following documents to the online Category 2 Enhanced Skills Program Application Form.

  1. Letter of intent (one to two pages in length) that addresses objectives and motivations for pursuing additional training;
  2. Current curriculum vitae;
  3. Three (3) letters of reference, one of which must be from the applicant's Program or Site Director. Reference letters must be mailed/emailed/faxed directly to the Department of Family Medicine.

Rural Skills Program

 Applicants are required to upload the following documents to the online application:

  1. Letter of Intent (one to two pages in length) that addresses objectives and motivations for pursuing additional training;
  2. Current curriculum vitae;
  3. Two (2) letters of reference and one (1) Rural Skills Program Director Referee Assessment Form completed by your Program/Site Director. Reference letters and the referee assessment form must be mailed/emailed/faxed directly to the Department of Family Medicine.

Please have your reference letters and referee assessment form sent (electronically, fax or in hard-copy) to:

Dana Doll, PGY3 Program Coordinator
Department of Family Medicine
Queens University, Haynes Hall
115 Clarence Street, Suite 311
Kingston, ON   K7L 3N6
Email: DFM-EnhancedSkills@queensu.ca
Fax: (613) 533-9301