Canadian Federation of
Medical Students

The Matchbook

Latest Version:

Matchbook 2019-2020
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The Match Book is a joint initiative of the CFMS and CaRMS designed to educate medical students about the Match and assist with career planning. For complete information on the CaRMS Match, visit the CaRMS website.

What's in the Matchbook?

The Match Book, first created in 2008 and currently at its 12th edition, intends to (1) provide an introduction to the Canadian residency match process, (2) present an overview of the major steps involved, and (3) aid Canadian medical students at various stages of training in planning their strategy for matching in their preferred programs.

Old Matchbooks

Specialty profiles

Having trouble deciding on a post-graduate specialty? The Canadian Medical Association has compiled useful information on each specialty, which is available on the student section of their website.