Enhanced Skills Program

Current Opportunities for Further Training

    August 24, 2015
    Application Process Opens
    October 2, 2015
    Application Deadline Date
    October 16 - November 23, 2015
    Interview Period
    December 4, 2015
    Acceptance Notification
    December 17, 2015
    CARMS ER Match Date
    December 17, 2015
    Deadline for Acceptance

    Application Eligibility 

    Ministry of Health
    Those who are currently enrolled as a PGY2 in a Canadian
    Family Medicine Residency Program at the time of application.

    Residents must start their PGY3 year within 12 months of
    completing their PGY2 year.
    Ministry of Health Re-entry*
    *Selection determined by application program review and program capacity
    Please visit link below for information on eligibility to apply.
    *Please note applicants must separately apply for Ministry of Health Re-entry funding 
    For more information, please contact the Enhanced Skills office at fammed.enhanced@utoronto.ca 



    • For the 2016-2017 year, we are moving to an electronic application and will no longer accept paper applications.

    Application Requirements:

    1. Completed Online Application Form
    2. Letter of Intent
    3. Current CV
    4. Medical Transcripts
    5. Three (3) references*, one which must be from your Residency Program Director

    * Please note that referees will be submitting references online via the new online application system. Referees will receive a link through the system to submit the references. Reference links will not be sent to referees until an application has been submitted and a confirmation has been sent to the applicant. Referees will have 2 weeks from the date of the application closing to submit their references. Based on the program of application, referees will be requested to either complete a template reference form or upload a letter to the online system.

    In past years, many DFCM Enhanced Skills fellows have successfully incorporated a DFCM continuing education (CE) or Masters Degree program alongside their clinical fellowship program. Such an arrangement would require a separate application into an academic fellowship or graduate studies program as well as approval of the Enhanced Skills Clinical Program Director. Application deadline for the 2015-16 MScCH (FCM/HPTE) degree is Fall 2014 for a Summer 2015  and January 2015 for the Fall 2015 start. The application deadline for the MPH (FCM) degree is January  2015 for a September 2015 start. Please visit our page Fellows & Graduate Students for more information on our programs and application information.


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