Pain Medicine Application Information

The application process is administered through the CaRMS [Canadian Residency Match Service] Medicine Subspecialty Match (MSM). The application can be accessed on the Carms website available at:

The following timelines are applicable for the upcoming match for the Pain Medicine residency positions starting on July 1, 2020.

  • July 17, 2019   - Applications OPEN on CaRMS website
  • Aug 28, 2019   - CaRMS application DEADLINE
  • Sep - Oct 2019 - Interview Dates
    • University of Ottawa: Oct. 2, 2019
    • University of Toronto: Oct 3, 2019
    • Western University: Oct 4, 2019
    • McMaster University: Oct 5, 2019
    • University of British Columbia: Oct 7, 2019
    • University of Calgary: TBC
  • Oct 16, 2019   - Ranklist submission deadline
  • Nov 6, 2019    - March day results available


NOTE: If you have also applied to the U.S match through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), please be advised that the University of Toronto is a participating institution and adheres to the match policy. The policy states that "Applicants who have matched to a program or have accepted a position during the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP), shall not apply for, discuss, interview for, or accept a concurrent year position in another program prior to the NRMP granting the requested waiver." More information is accessible at