University Of Calgary Postgraduate Medicine

Enhanced Skills – Prospective Residents – Application

Program Mission Statement

To train Family Physicians in enhanced skills identified as necessary to provide care to specific communities in Alberta.

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Application Process Overview


All Family Medicine Enhanced Skills Programs – with the exception of Family Medicine-Emergency Medicine – utilize the same search and selection process for new Residents. Please see the FM-Emergency Program page for links to the CaRMS website.

The application period for Enhanced Skills Programs (except FM-Emergency) opens at the end of August.  The following is our application schedule for 2017 for your reference:

-          Application period opens                              August 21

-          Application period closes                             October 6

-          Interviews for shortlisted applicants             October 30 - November 30

-          Offers made to successful applicants          December 7

Once the application period opens, applications must be submitted via our web-based Enhanced Skills Resident Search & Selection tool. Please note, this tool is not available outside of the application period.

To prepare for your application, you may wish to collect some of the following elements ahead of time.  Once the application period opens, applicants will be required to:

1. complete the online Application Form
2. upload the following documents:

a. Letter of Interest/Intent
b. CV
c. All Residency in-training evaluation reports (ITERs) and/or other forms of summative assessment (i.e. Progress Reports, other)

3. provide the name and email address of your:

a. Residency Program Coordinator
b. Residency Program Director
c. Division Director (if you are currently a UofC FM R2)
d. 3 Referees

For queries regarding the search and selection process, please contact Camille Baguio, Enhanced Skills Program Coordinator at


Enhanced Skills Orientation

 All ES Residents in all Programs, regardless of the ES Program start date, are required to attend the mandatory ES Program orientation in July.  The orientation is always scheduled for the first business day in July from 1-4pm.

Enhanced Skills Director

Dr. Brendan Miles MD, MPA, CCFP

Program Director, Enhanced Skills