CaRMS 1st match results are out. CaRMS Unfilled positions for 2005

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The CaRMS positions are out now. Unfilled positions are 165. Overall less positions for 2005 than 2004. Family medicine had less positions available this year than last year. I think it will be very very tight for IMG's. There is likely to be a lot more Canadian grads who did not get matched in the 1st iteration and will be participating in the second iteration. I am also expecting more IMG's to be in his race. A lot of IMG' s that I know and have never applied to CaRMS are going for it this year. Good luck to all IMG's in the CaRMS 2nd match.

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100111 2 MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY NEWFOUNDLAND ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY
807011 1 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY
655515 1 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA COMMUNITY MEDICINE
807015 1 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY COMMUNITY MEDICINE
857515 1 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA COMMUNITY MEDICINE
100220 7 MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY NEWFOUNDLAND FAMILY MEDICINE
150520 11 DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, HALIFAX FAMILY MEDICINE
150820 2 DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, SAINT JOHN FAMILY MEDICINE
352620 2 MCGILL UNIVERSITY, GATINEAU FAMILY MEDICINE
403120 9 UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, SUDBURY FAMILY MEDICINE
554620 4 MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, THUNDER BAY FAMILY MEDICINE
605020 8 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, LONDON FAMILY MEDICINE
605120 3 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, RURAL-REGIONAL SW FAMILY MEDICINE
655520 11 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA FAMILY MEDICINE
655620 6 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, RURAL FAMILY MEDICINE
655720 1 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, ABORIGINAL AND UNDERSERVICED POPULATIONS FAMILY MEDICINE
706020 1 UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, SASKATOON FAMILY MEDICINE
706120 8 UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, REGINA FAMILY MEDICINE
706220 4 UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, RURAL FAMILY MEDICINE
756520 19 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, EDMONDON FAMILY MEDICINE
756720 4 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, GRAND PRAIRIE FAMILY MEDICINE
807220 3 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY FAMILY MEDICINE
857820 4 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, RURAL VANCOUVER FAMILY MEDICINE
858220 1 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, PRINCE GEORGE FAMILY MEDICINE
858320 1 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, RURAL PRINCE GEORGE FAMILY MEDICINE
706024 1 UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN GENERAL PATHOLOGY
807025 2 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY GENERAL SURGERY
100130 1 MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY NEWFOUNDLAND INTERNAL MEDICINE
403130 1 UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, SUDBURY INTERNAL MEDICINE
554630 1 MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, THUNDER BAY INTERNAL MEDICINE
453531 1 QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY LABORATORY MEDICINE
504031 1 UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LABORATORY MEDICINE
605031 2 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO LABORATORY MEDICINE
655533 1 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA MEDICAL GENETICS
807033 1 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY MEDICAL GENETICS
756534 1 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
655535 1 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA NEUROLOGY
807037 1 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY NEUROPATHOLOGY
504038 1 UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO NEUROSURGERY
605038 2 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO NEUROSURGERY
655538 1 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA NEUROSURGERY
857538 1 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA NEUROSURGERY
605039 1 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO NUCLEAR MEDICINE
655540 2 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
706040 2 UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
756541 2 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
655543 2 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
756543 1 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
403145 1 UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, SUDBURY PEDIATRICS
554645 1 MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, THUNDER BAY PEDIATRICS
150546 1 DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
655546 1 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
807046 1 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
100148 3 MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY NEWFOUNDLAND PSYCHIATRY
150548 2 DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY PSYCHIATRY
403048 1 UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA PSYCHIATRY
403148 1 UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, SUDBURY PSYCHIATRY
453548 1 QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY PSYCHIATRY
655548 1 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA PSYCHIATRY
706048 3 UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN PSYCHIATRY
756548 3 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA PSYCHIATRY


Total Unfilled Positions: 165
 

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Overall a disappointing result. All you Canadians out there studying medinine abroad and hoping to come back to Canada...be prepared!!! Hope your willing to move to the prairies or maritimes! Either that or get your neurosurgery electives organized!
 

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What is wrong with neurosurg ? There are 4 NS spots and some ortho in the 2nd round !
 

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I am new to this ''match'' thing since Quebec doesn't use the Carms, but I'm interested in it in case it gets me the residency of my choice. Am I seeing that there's one spot left in neurosurgery at U of T ? :eek: Any other reasons other than people not being interested in the program ? This is freaking U of T. I keep hearing all the time about how great it is.

I'm not sure I totally understand this. If there are 5 total unfilled spots in neurosurgery, does that mean that not everyone wanted to match in NS ? In other words, those who always wanted to be in NS will easily have at least one spot, right ? Thanks for explaining.
 

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Two peds spots again, except this time they're both in Ontario (albeit Sudbury and Thunder Bay) rather than the prairies. :)

I'm eligible for the first iteration, but have basically *zero* idea if I'm truly competitive (at least as far as the big cities go, and it'd be hard to pass up the US for anyplace else)...
 

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Thats bizarre. Down here, people will sell their parents into bonded servitude if they can secure an NS spot that way.
 

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f_w said:
Thats bizarre. Down here, people will sell their parents into bonded servitude if they can secure an NS spot that way.
Where is "down here"?
If this is a serious comment, it is appalling. If someone obtained a training position this way, I would question his/her ethics, and if they graduated, I would not use their medical services.
 

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NewCanadian said:
Where is "down here"?
If this is a serious comment, it is appalling. If someone obtained a training position this way, I would question his/her ethics, and if they graduated, I would not use their medical services.
I think that was meant as a jocking expression of how competitive it is in the US, and how people would do anything for this residency. I am sure most places don't accept parents into bonded servitude. Due to the cost of medical insurance and drugs in the US, it is just no longer profitable etc... :)
 

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> Where is "down here"?

The US.

Other things people will do to get a NS, Derm, ortho, ENT or rads spot:

- sacrifice their firstborn
- kill their brother
- have one of the other candidates whacked by their cousins 'Vinnie' and 'Luka'.
......

As the last poster pointed out, neither of these options is likely to increase your chances, still, this is what they would do if it did.
 

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f_w said:
> Where is "down here"?

The US.

Other things people will do to get a NS, Derm, ortho, ENT or rads spot:

- sacrifice their firstborn
- kill their brother
- have one of the other candidates whacked by their cousins 'Vinnie' and 'Luka'.
......

As the last poster pointed out, neither of these options is likely to increase your chances, still, this is what they would do if it did.
Okay we get your point... you like to use violent imagery to describe things.
 

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f_w said:
> Where is "down here"?
The US.....things people will do to get a NS, Derm, ortho, ENT or rads spot:
Things people have actually done to get a US residency in Neurology, Family Medicine, Dermatology, Radiology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology:

Lie on their CV
Lie about where they live / their citizenship status
Do research in the US for four years in the institution where they want the residency
Agree to train/wait one or two years in a family medicine program until the institution can open up a spot for them 'out-of-match'
Lie about their family circumstances
Marriage of convenience to a US citizen
Use their family name to support their candidacy
Go drinking / partying with the program director and his colleagues
Persuade the medical school dean to write a letter saying the US institution is the only one the student can attend due to its research capacity

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