Prospective Residents


Prospective residents may apply through the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS).. Learn about the application and interview processes, including criteria for our ideal candidate, and find information about International Medical Graduate (IMG) applications.The Department of Family Medicine also hosts regular information and Q&A sessions, giving you the chance to get to know our faculty, teachers, and residents.

Urban Stream

Train here, practice anywhere. Edmonton and its metropolitan area should be your first choice for your urban residency experience. From its 48 kilometer long river valley (a year-round haven for outdoors enthusiasts) to its thriving arts, culture and festival scene, Edmonton is the perfect city to start out your family medicine career.

Rural Streams

Rural residency prepares physicians with a broad scope of practice. The Department of Family Medicine has a network of distributed sites across the province of Alberta, with three primary program sites in our Rural Stream: Red Deer, Grande Prairie, and Yellowknife.