How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Program at McMaster University.  Our application process is an ongoing one; applications are accepted until August 31st for the next academic year beginning July 1st.  Applications will be reviewed and scored for short listing during the fall.  If you have already submitted an application, you will be contacted during the fall.

There are two streams of entry to the Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Program.  CaRMS, and direct application.


If you are eligible to apply to the program through CaRMS please consult their website for application guidelines and important dates.  CaRMS applications must show proof of citizenship and MUST be submitted with each application since only Canadian Citizens, Permanent residents or Landed Immigrants can apply to CaRMS positions in Ontario. One of the following documents must be submitted:

• Canadian birth certificate
• Permanent Resident card (both sides of the card)
• Record of Landing, clearly showing the date of landing
• Passport page showing Canadian citizenship


Applications for all other International Medical Graduates (including funded sponsorship) must include:

1. An application to the Postgrad Medical Education office.
2. An application to the Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Program.

The Postgrad Medical Education office verifies your legal eligibility to register for a training position. The Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Program Recruitment Subcommittee who will determine your eligibility within the program; therefore, two applications, to be completed in parallel.

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