FAQ

IMGs seeking to be matched to a residency position in British Columbia for CaRMS 2018 and beyond are required to participate in UBC’s Clinical Assessment Program (CAP). The CAP provides a transparent and equitable process designed to support UBC residency programs not only assess candidates’ past clinical experience, but evaluate their potential for success in residency training and suitability for working in communities across B.C. For more information about UBC’s Clinical Assessment Program, visit the IMG Office website.

Yes. All applicants must have passed the NAC. Passing this exam is required for 1st and 2nd iteration of CaRMS.

Yes. You can still apply if you do not have an MCCQE1 score.

Scores submitted after December will not be looked at. If you are not able to submit your MCCQE1 score by the application deadline, we will base our selection criteria on your NAC score, academic performance and references.

All language test results must be submitted before the rank order deadline.

No. Third year training can only be pursued after the fulfillment of Return of Service contract.

IMGs seeking to be matched to a residency position in British Columbia for CaRMS 2018 and beyond are required to participate in UBC’s Clinical Assessment Program (CAP). For more information about UBC’s Clinical Assessment Program, visit the IMG Office website.

A copy of the return of service contract can be found on the UBC IMG website.