University of Manitoba

Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)
260 Brodie Centre, 727 McDermot Avenue
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB Canada R3E 3P5
Office: (204) 789-3290 Fax: ( 204) 789-3929
Email: pgme@med.umanitoba.ca


Resident Employment Administration

Medical Staff Administrative Services

The office of Resident Employment Administration is responsible for handling all of the administrative components related to resident employment on behalf of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.


Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education:
Clifford Yaffe,
MD, FRCSC, FACS


Director, PGME Core Curriculum
Virginia Fraser, MD, FRCSC, FACS


Associate Dean’s Assistant:
Donna Coulis
(204) 789-3290

Responsible for:

  • Managing the Associate Dean’s schedule, including booking all appointments for the Associate Dean.
  • Event planning for PGME New Resident Orientation, Resident Research Day and other special events.
  • Maintains Program Directors listing, updates as new information is provided and notifies the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • PGME verification of training requests.
  • Processes approved travel claims forms for residents and program directors.

PGME Program Manager
Pending appointment

PGME Lead
Wendi Charette
(204) 272-3120

Responsible for:

  • PGME Administration, implementing goals and objectives of the PGME Executive Committee
  • Human resources, financial management, project management
  • Contract administration for sponsored applicants
  • PGME Core Curriculum session scheduling
  • Website content and updates

Administrator – Postgraduate Medical Education
Gail Tomczuk
204-789-3452Responsible for:

  • Coordination and maintenance of the Basic Clinical Training year rotation schedule
  • Distribution and collection of BCT ITERs, PGY-1 rotation confirmations
  • CaRMS contact for programs
  • Completion of training certificates
  • CAPER database updates
  • External resident elective requests.

Administrator – Postgraduate Medical Education
Laurie Anne Vermette
(204) 789-3498

Responsible for:

  • PGME Administration including assistance with PGME accreditation
  • PGME Accreditation Workshop support
  • Clinician Investigator Program (CIP) Administration – Support for Program and Director and trainees and main contact for admitting.

Administrator – Postgraduate Medical Education
Kristy McGregor
(204) 789-3352

Responsible for:

  • PGME resident administration and support
  • VISA resident applications and main contact for admitting
  • Awards and Scholarships
  • Annual University of Manitoba registration for new/renewing PGME residents/fellows
  • Registration for mandatory courses (i.e. Biostats I/II, Epidemiology)
  • Clinical Fellowships

Project Assistant- Documentation and Accreditation
Jenn Doroniuk
(204) 789-3453

Responsible for:

• Administrative support for the 2014 RCPSC and CFPC Accreditation process
• Support PGME records management


Curriculum Management System Coordinator
Kim Le
(204) 789-3865

Responsible for:

• Implementation of the CMS program
• Administration, planning and main contact for the Curriculum Management System-VENTIS
• Coordinates the training of the Curriculum Management System


Administrator – PGME Finance
Tracy Smith
(204) 789-3568

Responsible for:

• Finance Administrator for PGME
• Program support for processing transfers, resident travel, mandatory courses


Murray Werbeniuk, Director  – Medical Staff Contracts & Remuneration
Administrative Assistant:  Sheralyn Sigurdson
4-650 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB  R3A 1R9
Phone: 204-926-1314
Fax: 204-943-1792

Resident Employment Inquiries
Contact: MSAS_Residents@wrha.mb.ca

Resident Payroll Inquiries
Contact: wrha_payroll@wrha.mb.ca

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