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  • CaRMS Navigating the journey back home

    Sandra Banner Sandra Banner, Executive Director and CEO, CaRMS

    March 2015

  • Why are we here today?

    • To provide insight into our role in your journey

    • To provide clarification and answer questions

    • To review the phases of the match with you

    • To introduce you to CaRMS’ help resources

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    Presenter Presentation Notes Simplement un service électronique Aucune décision a l’égard des examinateur de candidature, entrevue, quota, classement, les éxigences du programme ou des provinces. -

  • About CaRMS

    • An electronic application service and match for entry into postgraduate medical training throughout Canada

    • Created in 1969 by medical students to bring order, fairness and transparency to the residency matching process

    • Has matched over 60,000 medical students to available residency training positions

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    Presenter Presentation Notes Simplement un service électronique Aucune décision a l’égard des examinateur de candidature, entrevue, quota, classement, les éxigences du programme ou des provinces. -

  • CaRMS in the medical education community

  • What isn’t CaRMS

    • Creators of provincial or program requirements • Decision makers

    – File reviewers – Interviews – Quota – Ranking

  • CaRMS by the numbers

    900 documents translated for bilingual applications

    1,500 applicant document errors were followed up by CaRMS

    20,000 calls to the CaRMS help desk

    30,000 reference letters, with 95% using the referee portal

  • What is the match?

    An orderly way for: • Applicants to decide where they

    wish to apply • Programs to decide who they

    wish to train Our match includes: • Rank order lists • Available positions • Nobel-prize winning algorithm

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    Presenter Presentation Notes -explique le processus d’embauche -Et comment on jumèle les candidats à un programme en utlisant les listes de classement?

  • What does the Match Algorithm do?

    • Generates best-case match results, based on applicant ranking preferences

    • Only moves down the applicant list when it is absolutely clear a rank will not result in a match

    • Ensures a transparent and stable math-based process

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    Presenter Presentation Notes Si le candidat ne peut pas être jumelé avec ce premier choix de programme, une tentative de jumeler le candidat avec le deuxième choix est faite et ainsi de suite

    Administré par le National Match Service (www.natmatch.com) L’algorithme est utilisé par CaRMS de la même façon depuis 30 ans Avant qu’on commence à parler du process de jumelage, j’aimerai vous parler un peux de votre contrat avec nous.

  • Who are international medical graduates (IMGs)?

    • Students who have graduated, or will graduate, from a medical school that is not accredited by the CACMS/LCME

    • This term does not refer to citizenship or place of birth and is only an educational reference

    • Graduates of osteopathy schools in the US are considered IMGs

  • Who are Canadians studying abroad (CSAs)?

    • Canadians studying medicine outside of Canada or the US

    • Canadian citizens who completed their undergraduate education in Canada and obtained their M.D from a pre-defined CSA school

    • Final year medical students

    In 2015 more than 1000 CSAs registered in the R-1 match!

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    Presenter Presentation Notes Si le candidat ne peut pas être jumelé avec ce premier choix de programme, une tentative de jumeler le candidat avec le deuxième choix est faite et ainsi de suite

    Administré par le National Match Service (www.natmatch.com) L’algorithme est utilisé par CaRMS de la même façon depuis 30 ans Avant qu’on commence à parler du process de jumelage, j’aimerai vous parler un peux de votre contrat avec nous.

  • Phases of the match year

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    Application period File review Interviews

    Rank programs

    Match results

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    Key steps • Participate in the match using CaRMS Online • Accept your match contract • Fill out your application • Build your document portfolio • Apply to programs on time

    Application period File review Interviews Rank programs Match results

  • Electives in Canada

    • Electives in Canadian medical schools require that core rotations in your selected discipline be completed before you apply

    • Apply at least a year in advance • It is possible to complete more than 12 weeks but

    not at same school or location

  • Components of your application:

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    Application period File review Interviews Rank programs Match results

    Personal information

    Language skills

    Achievements and interests

    Education

    Clinical electives

    Publications/presentations

    Work experience

    Presenter Presentation Notes *mentionne le CV, si vous avez déjà un CV, il s'agit de le modifier et remplir votre candidature. -documents supplémentaires requis par les programmes (CV, Relevé de notes prédoc)

  • Your document portfolio will include:

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    Medical school transcript

    MSPR

    Citizenship documents

    Personal letters

    Reference letters

    Extra documents

    Application period File review Interviews Rank programs Match results

    Presenter Presentation Notes *mentionne le CV, si vous avez déjà un CV, il s'agit de le modifier et remplir votre candidature. -documents supplémentaires requis par les programmes (CV, Relevé de notes prédoc)

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    Application period File review Interviews Rank programs Match results

    Positions by province

    Province First iteration Second iteration Newfoundland Parallel Competitive

    Nova Scotia Parallel Competitive

    Québec CMQ-assessed Must have participated in the first iteration

    Ontario Parallel Competitive

    Manitoba Parallel Competitive

    Saskatchewan Parallel Vacant positions open only to those who did not participate in the first iteration

    Alberta AIMG-assessed AIMG-assessed**

    British Columbia Parallel Competitive

    Parallel: IMGs apply to a separate stream of positions than Canadian graduates in one or more disciplines. Competitive: IMGs apply to the same positions as Canadian graduates in all disciplines.

    Presenter Presentation Notes Toutes les descriptions sont différentes. Les descriptions inclus aussi les liens supplémentaire pour une lettre d’appui, ect. Le système vous permet pas de postuler aux programmes toujours, c’est en section. Faites une liste de vérification

  • Mandatory Examinations

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    MCC Evaluating Examination – internationally computer delivered MCQ assessment of basic medical knowledge devoid of Canada health specific questions

    NAC OSCE – centrally coordinated but delivered regionally in BC, AB, SK, MB, ON, QC and NS

    • Objective Structured Clinical Examination to assess clinical performance including communication, data collection, clinical reasoning and therapeutics at the level of a graduating Canadian medical student.

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    International medical students can apply to take the MCCEE up to 20 months before their graduation date. This means that most international medical students will take this examination early in their final year of their medical school program Become a candidate of MCC via

    Physiciansapply.ca • Online registration, • payment, • status of application, • communications, • results

    Requires Dean’s letter to confirm graduation within 20 months

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  • What is Tested on the MCCEE?

    www.mcc.ca/objectives_online

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    • MCC Objectives Basis of all MCC assessment activities Organized using CanMEDS Roles

    – Medical Expert – Communicator – Collaborator – Professional – Manager – Scholar – Advocate

  • What is Tested on the MCCEE?

    www.mcc.ca/objectives_online

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    • Test Committee – Content is organized by:

    • Health Groups: Child health (pediatrics), Maternal Health (obstetrics), Adult Health (medicine, surgery, gynecology), Mental Health (psychiatry), Population Health and Ethics and Preventative / Community medicine

    • Function: Management, Data gathering, Data integration and synthesis

    – Focuses on medical knowledge comparable to the minimal expected of a medical student graduating from a Canadian Faculty of Medicine

    – Items avoid Canadian-specific material • Examination

    – 180 questions (150 counting + 30 pilots)

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    Key Feature approach • Always a clinical scenario with critical

    information • Takes the candidate to a decision point • Choose the best response

    Read the question

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    National Assessment Collaboration Examination