Inter-Provincial Transfers

Transfer Requests to Memorial University

Learners interested in transferring to Memorial University must follow National Transfer Guidelines. As per these guidelines, requests to transfer must be coordinated between PGME offices; however, general inquiries can be emailed to 

Training capacity and funding availability for inter-provincial transfers is determined following the second iteration of CaRMS and Memorial's own Internal Transfer Request process. If Memorial is unable to consider an inter-provincial transfer(s), the PGME office will notify the home PGME office of the applicant(s).

Successful transfer requests to Memorial University go into effect on July 1.

Transfer Requests to Another University

Memorial University learners who are seeking an inter-provinical transfer must also adhere to the National Transfer Guidelines and must submit the Authorization of Release form below. Signed forms are to be emailed to by March 31. 

Home program offices will not be notified of a request until a learner has been offered a transfer position.


FOR ALL INTER-PROVINCIAL TRANSFERS, residents are strongly encouraged to apply for positions through the second iteration of CaRMS; however, please note that all matches through CaRMS are contractually binding.

Complete information is available on the CaRMS website.

The inter-provincial transfer procedure is a guideline only.
Local Faculty of Medicine guidelines and policies take precedent over national guidelines.