Electives

The Electives Program is an opportunity for self education in an area of the students own interest. The aim of electives is to improve the students ability to function as a physician.  Students in all medical schools have Electives and many pursue electives at other schools or affiliated clinial sites.

Helpful Information for Med 4 Electives

OPAL Electives Statistics

INTERNATIONAL SELECTIVES:

Required!  Prior to departure complete the forms listed below and email them to electivesugme@umanitoba.ca.  Your attendance for Pre-Departure Training is mandatory for international selectives, sessions take place in April and September.  Review the predeparture training listed below.  We suggest that you attend the WRHA Travel Medical Clinic and ensure you thave the proper immunizations.

For Information on International Electives Offered to U of M Students Click Here.

ELECTIVE TRAVEL AWARDS AND BURSARIES CLICK HERE.

ELECTIVES CATALOGUE

 COURSE  DISCIPLINE  SUB SPECIALTY
Anesthesia                         Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
Community Health Sciences Community Health Sciences Aboriginal Health
    Indigenous Health
    Public Health/Preventive Medicine (Regional)
    Public Health/Preventive Medicine (FNIHB)
                     Occupational Health
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
    Public Health/Preventive Medicine (Provincial)
Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine Family Medicine Family Medicine (Rural or Urban)
    Family Medicine (Sports)
Health Care Ethics Health Care Ethics Health Care Ethics
Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Clinical Immunology & Adult Allergy
    Clinical Teaching Unit
    Dermatology
  Neurology Neurology
    Palliative Care
    Physical Medicine & Rehab
    Cardiology
    Endocrinology
    Gastroenterology
    Geriatric Medicine
    GIM Consults
    Hematology
    Hepatology
    ICU/Critical Care
    Infectious Diseases
    Nephrology
    Oncology
    Respiratory
    Rheumatolgy
Northern Medical Unit (NMU) Northern Medical Unit (NMU) Northern Medical Unit (NMU)
Obstetrics & Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology Gynecology
    Gynecologic Oncology
    High Risk/Maternal Fetal Medicine
    Obstetrics
Ophthalmology Ophthalmology                 Ophthalmology
Otolaryngology Otolaryngology Otolaryngology
Pathology Pathology Pathology
Pediatrics Pediatrics Allergy
    Cardiology
    Child Development
    Child Protection
    Endocrinology
    Emergency Medicine 
    Gastroenterology
    Genetics/Metabolism
    Hematology/Oncology
    Infectious Diseases
    Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
    Neonatology
    Nephrology
    Palliative Care
    Respiratory
    Rheumatology
Pediatrics Neurology - Pediatric Neurology Pediatric
Psychiatry Psychiatry Anxiety/Mood Disorders
    Child & Adolescent
    CODI
    Community
    Consultation Liaison
    Eating Disorders
    Forensics
    General
    Intensive Care Unit
    Psychotherapy
Radiation Oncology Radiation Oncology Radiation Oncology
Radiology Diagnostic Radiology Diagnostic Radiology
Surgery Cardiac Surgery Cardiac Surgery
  Head & Neck Oncology Head & Neck Surgical Oncology Service
  Neurosurgery Neurosurgery
  Orthopedics Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    Spine Orthopedic Surgery
    Sports Orthopedic Sugery
    Trauma Orthopedic Surgery
  Plastics Plastics
  Urology Urology
    Pediatric Urology
  General Surgery General Surgery A Service
    General Sugery B Service
    General Surgery ACSS
    General Surgery Gold Service
    General Surgery Green Service
    General Surgery Orange Service
    General Pediatric Surgery 
    Thoracic
  Surgical Intensive Care Unit Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  Vascular Vascular Surgery

     

VISITING ELECTIVES WELCOME

Thank you for your interest in the Visiting Electives Program at the University of Manitoba. 

We accept applications 16-30 weeks in advance of the elective start date.    

Please visit the AFMC Student Portal to read our guidelines and submit an application.

AFMC Registration Instructions

AFMC Elective Application Instructions

Visiting Elective Guidelines

Analytics 2015/2016 for Visiting Elective Opportunities

Analytics 2014/2015 for Visiting Elective Opportunities

Immunization Requirment:

Please submit a completed AFMC Student Portal Immunization and Testing Form.  This form will be used for immunization and testing verification effective 17 January 2017.  A pre-existing University of Manitoba immunization form that was started prior to 17 January will be accepted up to 28 Feb 2017.  Starting 1 March 2017 only the AFMC Student Portal Immunization and Testing Form will be accepted by the University of Manitoba.

Please thoroughly read through the guidelines prior to contacting the Electives Administrator with questions. 

If you do have questions please contact the Electives Administrator by email, voicemails will not be returned due to the high volume of inquiries. 

CONTACT

For Elective Inquiries
Please Contact:
Sarah Carriere, Electives Administrator
electivesUGME@umanitoba.ca

                        or

Dr. James Butler, Electives Director
Undergraduate Medical Education
Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Please contact Sarah Carriere for Dr. Butler's Contact Info.

ACCEPTANCE DOCUMENTS

If you have been accepted for a visiting elective at the University of Manitoba please fill out the following documents and follow the instructions that were emailed to you.

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Application

MISHIP - Required only for International Students (excluding CSA's)

Important Information (N95 & Malpractice/Liability Insurance)

Accommodation List

Webpage Updated 21Feb2017