Visiting Electives
Surgery Visiting Elective Residents at the University of Manitoba

Once you have been accepted for the elective and the PGME Office has confirmed that all of your paper work is in order we will assist you with setting up the following;

 ID Badge

All residents doing a surgery rotation require
a Health Science Centre (HSC) ID badge. 
Forms are to be completed and authorized in
the SEO.
Bring completed form to Security Services for
your Photo ID Badge.
Return the ID Badge to the security office at the end of your rotation.
St. Boniface Hospital- show your HSC ID
badge at security and request a white access card.

 Pager and Parking Pagers

Pagers can be ordered for residents doing a surgery elective. The forms are completed and authorized by the SEO and then taken to the Parking Building. 
Arrangements can be made for HSC parking
or reciprocal parking between St. Boniface
and HSC.
St. Boniface parking only contact # 204-237-2319
Pagers must be returned to the Parking office
at the end of your Winnipeg experience.

 Scrub Suits HSC- Complete the PYXIS form online 2
weeks prior to your elective at HSC.
St. Boniface Hospital- Scrub suits will be
handed out at the OR desk.
 OR Locker (HSC site only) The SEO will assign an OR
locker for the dates of your elective. Other Hospitals
will assign lockers if available at the OR desk.
OR Access HSC- You will gain access to the OR with
your HSC ID.
St. Boniface Hospital OR access is set up
by taking your HSC ID to St. Boniface
security and requesting a white access card.
Manitoba eHealth Electronic Systems Upon arrival the SEO will provide you with
forms to be completed for access to the
electronic patient systems.
You will gain next day access if forms are submitted by 1 pm on the day of arrival.  Contact the eHealth
Help Desk (204-940.8500) the day after your form
was faxed.  Please be sure to call from an area that can test your log-on.


Welcome to Winnipeg website
is your guide to getting around, accomodation and events.

Winnipeg Weather- For current temperatures in Winnipeg, visit the Environment Canada

Winnipeg has an excellent bus system called Winnipeg Transit, to help you get anywhere you need to go in the city.Cab Companies:

  • Unicity Taxi: 204-925-3131
  • Duffy's Taxi: 204-775-0101 or 204-772-2451
  • Spring Taxi: 204-774-8294
  • Blueline Taxi: 204-925-8888

There are several sites containing info on What To Do In Winnipeg

• Yahoo Travel: Winnipeg
• Canadian Relocation Systems: Winnipeg

Winnipeg newspapers
with entertainment listings

• The Winnipeg Free Press
• The Winnipeg Sun
• Uptown Magazine
• The Manitoban (UM Student Newspaper)
• Where Magazine

Where to stay in Winnipeg




Undergraduate Coordinator
Laura-Lee Bouchard
Manager, Surgical Education

General Surgery
Melissa Stamm
Health Science Centre

Cardiac, Neurosurgery and Vascular Surgery
Karen Soares
Health Science Centre

Orthopaedic and Thoracic Surgery
Susan Snusher
Health Science Centre

Plastic Surgery
Amanda Fadun
Health Science Centre

Urology Surgery, Surgical Foundations and Surgical Skills
Tamara Lewsey
Health Science Centre