The General Surgery Residency Program at the University of Manitoba is a program oriented at developing both community and academic surgeons. Graduates of our program are successful at attaining the clinical skills in order to go comfortably into community based practice or to move forward into competitive fellowships and academic careers.
The primary strengths of the program are:
Large and diverse clinical case loadLarge operative volume due to smaller program and fewer fellowship traineesSmall program with friendly atmosphere. Staff to Resident Ratio is 1:1Well-equipped skills labs with well-organized courses offered throughout the training in both open and laparoscopic clinical skillsExcellent endoscopy exposure with new endoscopy curriculum in developmentExcellent resuscitation and operative trauma exposureExtensive/broad Acute Care Surgery experienceRural/Urban/Northern community surgery options provide excellent experience for residents interested in community surgerySignificant research opportunities within the Section and University in clinical epidemiology/ clinical research/surgical education/ basic scienceOption of 1 year of further research training leading to Master’s degree (M. Sc), or 2 years of further research training in the Clinician Investigator Program (CIP)You are required to fulfill ALL of the most current Provincial Criteria for Canadian Medical Graduates for ManitobaThe criteria can be found here.