Family Medicine

Doctors are regulated primary health care providers in Atlantic Canada. After completing an undergraduate degree and the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) the application process for medical school can begin. A medical degree will take roughly four years to complete plus two to seven years of residency or specialization. Obtaining an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Atlantic Canada requires the completion of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Qualifying Exam. International Medical Graduates (IMGs), except those from the US, must first write the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam (MCCEE) before being allowed to write the qualifying exam. Information about applying to be licensed can be found at physiciansapply.ca.

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New Brunswick:

College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick

Newfoundland & Labrador:

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia:

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island:

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island



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Family Medicine

Doctors are regulated primary health care providers in Atlantic Canada. After completing an undergraduate degree and the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) the application process for medical school can begin. A medical degree will take roughly four years to complete plus two to seven years of residency or specialization. Obtaining an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Atlantic Canada requires the completion of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Qualifying Exam. International Medical Graduates (IMGs), except those from the US, must first write the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam (MCCEE) before being allowed to write the qualifying exam. Information about applying to be licensed can be found at physiciansapply.ca.

Videos

If you would like to view a video in it's native language, click on the language navigation links to the right.

Click here to view people from other countries speak (in english) about working in Atlantic Canada.

 

New Brunswick:

College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick

Newfoundland & Labrador:

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia:

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island:

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island