Introduction to Health Match BC

Save this PDF as:
Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Introduction to Health Match BC"

Transcription

1 Introduction to Health Match BC Margaret Kennedy Senior Consultant, Physician Services February 4, 2015

2

3 A free health professional recruitment service Funded by the Government of BC Matched over 2,500 physicians to jobs in BC since 1999 The Kootenays, BC

4

5 Cowichan Valley, BC Health Match BC Services Recruit physicians on behalf of health authorities, health care facilities, practice clinics and Divisions of Family Practice. Market your vacancies and communities to physicians Lead you through the recruitment process Facilitate contact with prospective candidates Pre-assessment of candidates Guide the candidate and community through the CPSBC Registration and CIC immigration process

6 Collaboration Health Authorities Divisions of Family Practice Ministry of Health Educators (e.g. UBC FoM) Regulators (e.g. CPSBC, CFPC) Credentialing (e.g. MCC) Associations (BCMA) RCCbc

7 Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park, BC Attend Conferences: BC College of Family Physicians Family Medicine Forum Outside Quebec Career Day American Academy of Family Physicians Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) BMJ Career Fair (UK) Recruitment Tours (UK & Ireland)

8 Recruitment Strategies Recruitment Committee Planning for recruitment Interactive website Social media Conference and career events Networking and referrals Sponsored events for residents and medical students encouraging them to establish careers on VI Retention Physician recognition events

9

10 Victoria's Inner Harbour, BC Match their skills and interests to regions of their choice in BC. Provide them with information about communities of interest. Connect them with prospective employers. Guide them through licensing and immigration procedures.

11 Registration and Credentialing Westin Bear Mountain Resort, BC

12 Broken Group Islands, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Vancouver Island, BC Registration/Licensure The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is the licensing body for family physicians/general practitioners and specialists/consultants in BC. Credentialing In Canada, there are three organizations which provide credentialing for physicians Medical Council of Canada, College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

13 The Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

14 Licensure/Registration for Family Physicians

15 International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who meet the postgraduate training requirements of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia may be eligible for a Provisional Licence* to practise medicine in a rural or underserved area of the province. *There are specific terms and conditions to this form of licensure. Photo: Dr. John Pawlovich, courtesy of rccbc.ca

16 Applicants must: Be graduates in medicine from a university or medical school approved by the CPSBC; Have postgraduate training appropriate for the practice and approval by the CPSBC; Have success on examinations acceptable to the MCC; Provide evidence of English proficiency, e.g. TOEFL or IELTS completed within the last 2 years; and Source verification of supporting documents. Terrace, BC West Coast Trail, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

17 Emerald Lake Resort, BC Family Practice Postgraduate Training Requirements Medical degree plus two years accredited and approved postgraduate training with a basic core of 44 weeks consisting of: 8 weeks in: 4 weeks in: Medicine Psychiatry Surgery Emergency Medicine (A&E) Obstetrics/Gynecology Family/General Practice Pediatrics

18 College of Family Physicians of Canada Certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) within five years of the start of practice. Most physicians complete certification exams within three years of practising in Canada. The CCFP designation may be granted without examination by the CFPC to physicians in approved jurisdictions (United States, Australia, Ireland and the UK). Must have MRCGP, MICGP, ABFM, FRACGP or FACRRM

19 Immigration

20 Butchart Gardens, BC By law, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are given priority on employment opportunities. International Medical Graduates may be considered for positions in underserved areas if they are eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

21 Application Process Steps leading to an immigration application include: Application to Health Match BC We obtain preliminary assessment from the CPSBC Referral to the health employer (health authority/hiring community) Negotiations between physician and health employer Job offer/acceptance Sidney, Vancouver Island, BC

22 Next Steps Health employer/hiring community make a formal request for temporary licensure from the CPSBC and Confirmation of Need from the BC Ministry of Health. Upon receipt of CPSBC letter and Confirmation of Need, the physician will apply for permanent residency through the BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Upon receipt of a work permit support letter from PNP, physician will apply to Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) for a work permit. All physicians and family members are required to have an immigration medical.

23 Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

24 PNP An alternate route for obtaining permanent residency status in Canada. Health Match BC assists employers and applicants with the coordination of necessary documentation. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, BC

25 Time Frame Process from initial contact with Health Match BC to arrival in British Columbia takes approximately 12 months. For information and details on required documents: cic.gc.ca Middle Beach Lodge, Tofino, BC

26 Conferences (booths, brochures, promotional items, cards) Print ads Online ads Facebook and Google ads (retargeting) Google Adwords Google Analytics

27

28

29

30 1,510 (series of ads in Jan 100,000+ views)

31 1,662 including many specialists

32 8 videos total 21,658 views

33 Publication Circulation Full-page ad Canadian Family Physician 28,000 $3,234 Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine Canadian Medical Association Journal 4,752 $2,420 80,000 $4,945 Just for Canadian Doctors 28,000 $3,528 Medical Post 47,245 $8,882 British Journal of General Practice 47,000 $3,551 British Medical Journal 100,000 $16,026 JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) 305,000 $9,480

34

35 Advance: for physicians since ,000+ BC Health Recruiter News: stakeholders in BC - 3,500+

36

Enrich your career. Enhance your quality of life. British Columbia, Canada

Enrich your career. Enhance your quality of life. British Columbia, Canada Enrich your career. Enhance your quality of life. British Columbia, Canada DISCOVER THE PERFECT PLACE TO CALL HOME Physicians choose to live in British Columbia (BC) for many reasons the spectacular scenery,

More information

Analytical Bulletin Certified and Non-Certified Specialists: Understanding the Numbers

Analytical Bulletin Certified and Non-Certified Specialists: Understanding the Numbers Analytical Bulletin Certified and Non-Certified Specialists: Understanding the Numbers CIHI Physician Databases 2004:2 Introduction Physician count information is available from a number of Canadian data

More information

Entry-to-Practice Requirements for Five Professions in Five Canadian Provinces:

Entry-to-Practice Requirements for Five Professions in Five Canadian Provinces: Entry-to-Practice Requirements for Five Professions in Five Canadian Provinces: Physicians Nurses Teachers Lawyers & Surgeons Office of the Fairness Commissioner 595 Bay Street, Suite 1201 Toronto ON M7A

More information

FOREIGN. RECOGNITION Occupation-specific approaches -physicians. M. Ian Bowmer Executive Director ibowmer@mcc.c.a

FOREIGN. RECOGNITION Occupation-specific approaches -physicians. M. Ian Bowmer Executive Director ibowmer@mcc.c.a FOREIGN QUALIFICATION RECOGNITION Occupation-specific approaches -physicians M. Ian Bowmer Executive Director ibowmer@mcc.c.a Medical Council of Canada was founded in 1912 by act of parliament Licentiate

More information

APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENT INFORMATION APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENT INFORMATION This mechanism has been formulated so that the training of Clinical Fellow/Postgraduate Trainees can be documented and the information entered into the

More information

PERMANENT RESIDENTS 2014

PERMANENT RESIDENTS 2014 PERMANENT RESIDENTS 290,000 280,000 270,000 260,000 250,000 240,000 230,000 220,000 210,000 Permanent Residents in Canada 280,688 260,067 235,823 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Economic

More information

International PGME Trainees: Work Permits, Letters of Eligibility, Credentials and More

International PGME Trainees: Work Permits, Letters of Eligibility, Credentials and More International PGME Trainees: Work Permits, Letters of Eligibility, Credentials and More Hira Mirza - Nicole Parchment - Samantha Chin Visa Trainee Processing Jessica Filion, Coordinator John Kerr, Manager,

More information

FAMILY PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION

FAMILY PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION FAMILY PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION Retention of physicians in smaller communities has been a long standing problem. Family physicians typically have stayed in smaller communities for one to three

More information

FAMILY MEDICINE PROFILE

FAMILY MEDICINE PROFILE FAMILY MEDICINE PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program and the Canadian Medical Residency Guide) Family medicine is the main primary care medical specialty in Canada. It focuses

More information

PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT STRATEGY

PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT STRATEGY PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT STRATEGY Introduction Physicians play a vital role in health care. Working along side other health care professionals, they diagnose illnesses, prescribe medication and treatments,

More information

Maria Mathews, Alison C. Edwards, James T. B. Rourke

Maria Mathews, Alison C. Edwards, James T. B. Rourke Mathews et al Retention of provisionally licensed international medical graduates: a historical cohort study of general and family physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador Maria Mathews, Alison C. Edwards,

More information

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE PROFILE

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE PROFILE PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE PROFILE Public health and Preventive medicine (PhPm) is the branch of medicine concerned with the health of populations. These specialists use population health knowledge

More information

CaRMS Navigating the journey back home Sandra Banner. Sandra Banner, Executive Director and CEO, CaRMS

CaRMS Navigating the journey back home Sandra Banner. Sandra Banner, Executive Director and CEO, CaRMS CaRMS Navigating the journey back home Sandra Banner Sandra Banner, Executive Director and CEO, CaRMS March 2015 Why are we here today? To provide insight into our role in your journey To provide clarification

More information

Prince Edward Island PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT / RETENTION & MEDICAL EDUCATION STRATEGY

Prince Edward Island PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT / RETENTION & MEDICAL EDUCATION STRATEGY PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT / RETENTION & MEDICAL EDUCATION STRATEGY 2006 April, 2006 Executive Summary...1 Introduction...4 Initiatives... 1. Medical Education Initiatives 1.1 Medical Student Training Opportunities..........................

More information

osborne margo Health Law & Policy

osborne margo Health Law & Policy osborne margo Health Law & Policy Physician Regulation in British Columbia: Legal Framework Submitted to: BC Ministry of Health March 26, 2012 9 Hazelton Avenue, Suite 301, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2E1 Tel.

More information

Practicing Medicine. in Alberta, Canada. Alberta, Canada Medical Practice in Alberta Obtaining a licence. Dr. Peter Senior

Practicing Medicine. in Alberta, Canada. Alberta, Canada Medical Practice in Alberta Obtaining a licence. Dr. Peter Senior Practicing Medicine in Alberta, Canada Alberta, Canada Medical Practice in Alberta Obtaining a licence Dr. Peter Senior Alberta, Canada is one of the most vibrant, dynamic and exciting locations in the

More information

Immigration Overview for International Medical Graduates. This article deal with three broad areas of relevance to the immigration of IMGs:

Immigration Overview for International Medical Graduates. This article deal with three broad areas of relevance to the immigration of IMGs: Immigration Overview for International Medical Graduates Robert D. Aronson, partner Aronson & Associates, PA, Minneapolis, Minnesota This article outlines current immigration laws and policies that affect

More information

International Medical Graduates Registration Pathways. May 2014

International Medical Graduates Registration Pathways. May 2014 International Medical Graduates Registration Pathways May 2014 Health Workforce Australia This work is Copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or part for study or training purposes. Subject to an acknowledgement

More information

NEW JOB - YES, NEW COUNTRY - YES, NEW VISA WAIT, NEW WHAT? Immigration Law Sub-commission. National Report of Canada

NEW JOB - YES, NEW COUNTRY - YES, NEW VISA WAIT, NEW WHAT? Immigration Law Sub-commission. National Report of Canada NEW JOB - YES, NEW COUNTRY - YES, NEW VISA WAIT, NEW WHAT? Immigration Law Sub-commission National Report of Canada Larry Markowitz Redpath Holdings 1155 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Suite 2500 Montreal,

More information

Saskatchewan. Physician Recruitment And Retention Handbook

Saskatchewan. Physician Recruitment And Retention Handbook Saskatchewan Physician Recruitment And Retention Handbook GUIDE FOR THE SASKATCHEWAN REGIONAL RECRUITER NETWORK AND PHYSICIAN RETENTION COMMITTEES TO SUPPORT THE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS

More information

Professional Competence. Guidelines for Doctors

Professional Competence. Guidelines for Doctors Professional Competence Guidelines for Doctors Professional competence at a glance What doctors need to know Contact the postgraduate training body most relevant to your day-to-day practice and enrol in

More information

Tackling the Doctor Shortage. A Discussion Paper

Tackling the Doctor Shortage. A Discussion Paper Tackling the Doctor Shortage A Discussion Paper TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 1 ACTION BY THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO 2 THE PHYSICIAN RESOURCES TASK FORCE 3 SOLUTIONS: TACKLING THE

More information

Introduction 70. Who can sponsor under the family class? 70. Who can be sponsored in the family class? 70. Can I sponsor if I live outside Canada?

Introduction 70. Who can sponsor under the family class? 70. Who can be sponsored in the family class? 70. Can I sponsor if I live outside Canada? Introduction 70 Who can sponsor under the family class? 70 Who can be sponsored in the family class? 70 Can I sponsor if I live outside Canada? 72 Do I have to financially support the person/s I sponsor?

More information

Welcome to British Columbia: Information for Temporary Foreign Workers in British Columbia

Welcome to British Columbia: Information for Temporary Foreign Workers in British Columbia Welcome to British Columbia: Information for Temporary Foreign Workers in British Columbia The government of British Columbia supports welcoming communities where newcomers, including Temporary Foreign

More information

Shaping our Physician Workforce

Shaping our Physician Workforce Shaping our Physician Workforce Our Vision Every Nova Scotian should have access to a family doctor and other primary care providers. When Nova Scotians need to see a specialist, they should get the best

More information

Applying for Canadian student loans for college and university

Applying for Canadian student loans for college and university Applying for Canadian student loans for college and university A guide for refugee students in British Columbia J U L Y 2 0 0 4 In 2003 Canadian law changed to allow refugee students all protected persons

More information

Organization of the health care system and the recent/evolving human resource agenda in Canada

Organization of the health care system and the recent/evolving human resource agenda in Canada Organization of the health care system and the recent/evolving human resource agenda in Canada 1. Organization - the structural provision of health care. Canada has a predominantly publicly financed health

More information

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS July 2, 2015

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS July 2, 2015 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS July 2, 2015 Program Changes 1. What is new about the BC PNP? The redesigned BC PNP has: o Introduced an online application process with an electronic payment system to make

More information

Thank you for having applied to a Pain Medicine Subspecialty Residency.

Thank you for having applied to a Pain Medicine Subspecialty Residency. Dear Doctor, Thank you for having applied to a Pain Medicine Subspecialty Residency. At the present time, five Pain Medicine Residency programs have been accredited by the Royal College and this number

More information

Physiotherapists. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia

Physiotherapists. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia Contents 1. Working as a Physiotherapist (NOC 3142)... 2 2. Skills, Education and Experience... 6 3. Finding Jobs... 8 4. Applying for a Job... 11 5. Getting Help from Industry Sources... 12 1. Working

More information

Final Report. IMG Pathways in Canada. IMGs in CANADA PROJECT. Informing our Capacity to Integrate International Medical Graduates APRIL 2013

Final Report. IMG Pathways in Canada. IMGs in CANADA PROJECT. Informing our Capacity to Integrate International Medical Graduates APRIL 2013 IMGs in CANADA PROJECT Informing our Capacity to Integrate International Medical Graduates Final Report IMG Pathways in Canada APRIL 2013 Submitted to: CAPER 265 Carling Avenue, Suite 800 Ottawa, ON K1S

More information

Requirements for application for Medical Licence in the Northwest Territories:

Requirements for application for Medical Licence in the Northwest Territories: Registrar, Professional Licensing Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Health and Social Services 8 th Floor, Centre Square Tower BOX 1320, 5022 49 ST YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9 Phone: (867)

More information

VETERINARY SCIENCE IN AUSTRALIA

VETERINARY SCIENCE IN AUSTRALIA VETERINARY SCIENCE IN AUSTRALIA April 2014 INTRODUCTION This booklet has been prepared by the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc for the information and guidance of overseas-trained veterinarians

More information

Faculty of Medicine Policy

Faculty of Medicine Policy Faculty of Medicine Policy Policy Name: Alternate Routes of Entry to Residency - Transfer, Re-Entry, Non-CaRMS Application/ All Postgraduate Trainee Programs Scope: Approved (Date): PGME Executive Committee,

More information

Rural General Practitioner Locum Program (RGPLP) Policy. Ministry of Health

Rural General Practitioner Locum Program (RGPLP) Policy. Ministry of Health Rural General Practitioner Locum Program (RGPLP) Policy Ministry of Health Revised June 2014 Chapter: Rural General Practitioner Locum Program (RGPLP) Page: 2 of 10 Section: 1 Description, Administration,

More information

Study of Registration Practices of the

Study of Registration Practices of the Study of Registration Practices of the COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO, 2007 This study was prepared by the Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC). We encourage its citation and distribution

More information

IAC Ch 9, p.1. AMA means the American Medical Association, a professional organization of physicians and surgeons.

IAC Ch 9, p.1. AMA means the American Medical Association, a professional organization of physicians and surgeons. IAC Ch 9, p.1 653 9.1 (147,148) Definitions. ABMS means the American Board of Medical Specialties, which is an umbrella organization for at least 24 medical specialty boards in the United States that assists

More information

Individual life, critical illness and disability insurance. Questionnaire for people new to Canada

Individual life, critical illness and disability insurance. Questionnaire for people new to Canada Individual life, critical illness and disability insurance Questionnaire for people new to Canada Use this checklist and questionnaire together with our underwriting guidelines to help determine the eligibility

More information

The facility must have methods in place to ensure staff are managed effectively to support the care, treatment and services it provides.

The facility must have methods in place to ensure staff are managed effectively to support the care, treatment and services it provides. HUMAN RESOURCES The facility must have methods in place to ensure staff are managed effectively to support the care, treatment and services it provides. This standard addresses human resource planning,

More information

Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Guidelines for Nominees and Nominators

Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Guidelines for Nominees and Nominators Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Guidelines for Nominees and Nominators Guidelines for Nominees and Nominators 3 Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Guidelines

More information

Hiring Foreign Workers in Alberta. Information for employers who want to find and hire temporary foreign workers

Hiring Foreign Workers in Alberta. Information for employers who want to find and hire temporary foreign workers Hiring Foreign Workers in Alberta Information for employers who want to find and hire temporary foreign workers Content Solving Alberta s labour shortage 5 Government of Alberta services for employers

More information

Pathways to Professional Careers

Pathways to Professional Careers Pathways to Professional Careers Table of Contents ACCOUNTANT...5... 5 Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions... 5 ARCHITECHT...6... 6 Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions... 6 CHIROPRACTOR...7... 7 Post-Secondary

More information

Health Authority Abu Dhabi

Health Authority Abu Dhabi Health Authority Abu Dhabi Document Title: HAAD Standard for Exemption from HAAD Examination for Licensure for Specified categories of Healthcare Professions Document Ref. Number: HAAD/ EELC/SD/1.1 Version

More information

Flexibility in Medical Training (Update 2009) Definitions

Flexibility in Medical Training (Update 2009) Definitions CMA POLICY Flexibility in Medical Training (Update 2009) The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) believes that the medical training system must be sufficiently flexible to enable medical students to make

More information

Dear Applicant: Regards, Registration Department

Dear Applicant: Regards, Registration Department Dear Applicant: Enclosed is an application package for a Postgraduate Practising Licence for external moonlighting. This package is designed for postgraduate trainees who are currently in a training program

More information

MEMORANDUM. To be licensed as a physician in New York State, you must:

MEMORANDUM. To be licensed as a physician in New York State, you must: MEMORANDUM TO: The Reproductive Health Access Project FROM: Law Students for Reproductive Justice, Georgetown Chapter* RE: Provider Licensing Requirements New York (Revised) DATE: January 18 th, 2016 *not

More information

Application for Registered Social Worker Full Registration

Application for Registered Social Worker Full Registration Application for Registered Social Worker Full Registration Licensure Exam Requirement: In addition to completing the Application Package, new applicants will be required to complete a competency based

More information

PHYSICAL MED & REHABILITATION PROFILE

PHYSICAL MED & REHABILITATION PROFILE PHYSICAL MED & REHABILITATION PROFILE Physical medicine & rehabilitation (also known as physiatry) is concerned with the comprehensive diagnosis, medical management and rehabilitation of people of all

More information

Presented by: Dr. John Haggie, MB ChB, MD, FRCS President. May 9, 2012. Check against delivery

Presented by: Dr. John Haggie, MB ChB, MD, FRCS President. May 9, 2012. Check against delivery A Doctor for Every Canadian Better Planning for Canada s Health Human Resources The Canadian Medical Association s brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social

More information

Guidance for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Guidance for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) Guidance for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) Wessex Deanery Author: Associate Dean for Overseas Doctors Date: February 2013 Review Date: August 2014 Guidance Wessex Deanery welcomes doctors who

More information

A Report on the Junior Doctor Allocations in South Australia

A Report on the Junior Doctor Allocations in South Australia A Report on the Junior Doctor Allocations in South Australia for positions commencing January 2015 February 2015 Carmen Crawford Online Services Coordinator E: samet@health.sa.gov.au P: 08 8226 7231 Contents

More information

MANITOBA DENTAL ASSOCIATION 202-1735 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3N 0K4 www.manitobadentist.ca

MANITOBA DENTAL ASSOCIATION 202-1735 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3N 0K4 www.manitobadentist.ca MANITOBA DENTAL ASSOCIATION INSTRUCTIONAL GUIDE FOR COMPLETING DENTAL ASSISTANT REGISTRATION APPLICATION FORM MANITOBA DENTAL ASSOCIATION 202-1735 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3N 0K4 www.manitobadentist.ca

More information

CURRICULUM VITA. Resident in the Family Practice Program at the University of British Columbia, 1974-1976.

CURRICULUM VITA. Resident in the Family Practice Program at the University of British Columbia, 1974-1976. CURRICULUM VITA Name: Citizenship: Education: Dr. Shelley Nan Ross Canadian Primary and secondary school education in Calgary, Alberta, graduating from James Fowler High School with Honours with Distinction

More information

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY PROFILE

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY PROFILE MEDICAL ONCOLOGY PROFILE Medical oncology is a subspecialty of internal medicine, is closely associated with hematology and deals with tumors occurring in all organ systems. It is a varied, multidisciplinary

More information

Partnership Opportunities

Partnership Opportunities Partnership Opportunities Join us at the Westin Bayshore in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia from June 5-7, 2016 for our national apprenticeship conference, Apprenticeship: Hands on the Future. The

More information

If you have experience and academic. The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY

If you have experience and academic. The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Professions in Canada MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY If you have experience and academic credentials in applied science or engineering, a career as a certified technician

More information

PSYCHIATRY PROFILE. GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program, the Canadian Medical Residency Guide, and the Royal College)

PSYCHIATRY PROFILE. GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program, the Canadian Medical Residency Guide, and the Royal College) PSYCHIATRY PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program, the Canadian Medical Residency Guide, and the Royal College) Psychiatry is the medical specialty that deals with the diseases

More information

PRACTISING MEDICINE IN NOVA SCOTIA: A PHYSICIAN CHECKLIST

PRACTISING MEDICINE IN NOVA SCOTIA: A PHYSICIAN CHECKLIST PRACTISING MEDICINE IN NOVA SCOTIA: A PHYSICIAN CHECKLIST Purpose of the Checklist A physician practising medicine in Nova Scotia must ensure that they fulfill all mandatory medical regulatory requirements.

More information

David Snadden Faculty of Medicine University of British Columbia

David Snadden Faculty of Medicine University of British Columbia Has the University of British Columbia's Northern Medical Program made any difference? David Snadden Faculty of Medicine University of British Columbia Disclaimer: I have no conflicts of interest All photographs

More information

Study of Registration Practices of the

Study of Registration Practices of the COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTORS OF ONTARIO, 2007 This study was prepared by the Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC). We encourage its citation and distribution for non-commercial purposes, provided full

More information

Registered Nurse: Alternative Careers. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia

Registered Nurse: Alternative Careers. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia Registered Nurse: Alternative Careers A guide for newcomers to British Columbia Contents 1. Registered Nurse: Alternative Careers... 2 2. Employment Outlook... 6 3. Retraining... 7 4. Searching for Jobs...

More information

Rural Emergency Enhancement Fund (REEF) Policy. Ministry of Health. Revised September 2013

Rural Emergency Enhancement Fund (REEF) Policy. Ministry of Health. Revised September 2013 Policy Ministry of Health Revised September 2013 Page: 2 of 9 Section: 1 General Effective: September 2013 1.1 Description The Rural Enhancement Emergency Fund is intended to encourage the provision of

More information

Physician Recruitment Forum 2015. August 19, 2015

Physician Recruitment Forum 2015. August 19, 2015 Physician Recruitment Forum 2015 August 19, 2015 Physicians are most likely to establish a rural practice if they have rural origins and medical training at rural centres. Canadian data showed that students

More information

Rural Development Institute

Rural Development Institute Rural Development Institute Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in This community report is part of the Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in CIC s Western Region study. Population (2011): 15,569

More information

B.C. Immigration Trends 2010 Highlights

B.C. Immigration Trends 2010 Highlights B.C. Immigration Trends 2010 Highlights Overview: Immigration to British Columbia* Since 2006, B.C. has welcomed on average 42,000 new immigrants (Permanent Residents) each year. In 2010, B.C. welcomed

More information

Immigration and Work Permit Considerations

Immigration and Work Permit Considerations doing business in Canada 46 g Immigration and Work Permit Considerations Canada s immigration legislation and programs are designed to assist the entry into Canada of business people and foreign skilled

More information

Evidence of English language skills: Guidance for European doctors applying for a licence to practise

Evidence of English language skills: Guidance for European doctors applying for a licence to practise Evidence of English language skills: Guidance for European doctors applying for a licence to practise 1 The GMC (Licence to Practise and Revalidation) Regulations Order of Council Consolidated (the Regulations)

More information

SUPPORTING. Immigrants and Immigration to Alberta AN OVERVIEW

SUPPORTING. Immigrants and Immigration to Alberta AN OVERVIEW SUPPORTING Immigrants and Immigration to Alberta AN OVERVIEW Table of Contents Introduction...1 Alberta s Vision of Immigration...3 Attracting and Retaining Immigrants to Alberta...3 The Need for Immigration...4

More information

Government of Nunavut Department of Health. 2012/2013 Annual Report on the Operation of the Medical Care Plan. From the Director of Medical Insurance

Government of Nunavut Department of Health. 2012/2013 Annual Report on the Operation of the Medical Care Plan. From the Director of Medical Insurance Government of Nunavut Department of Health 2012/2013 Annual Report on the Operation of the Medical Care Plan From the Director of Medical Insurance Page 1 of 6 Legislative Authority Legislation governing

More information

How the practice of medicine is regulated in Canada

How the practice of medicine is regulated in Canada Regulatory Bodies The federal government s authority over health care is limited to issues concerning spending, criminal law, patent regulation, aboriginal health services, and matters relating to the

More information

INDEX TO THE REGULATORY BYLAWS OF THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS

INDEX TO THE REGULATORY BYLAWS OF THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS INDEX TO THE REGULATORY BYLAWS OF THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS Bylaw Description Page Number PART I DEFINITIONS 1.1 General 3 PART 2 LICENSURE 2.1 Categories of Membership, Licences and Permits

More information

A Regulatory Framework for Nurse Practitioners in British Columbia

A Regulatory Framework for Nurse Practitioners in British Columbia 2855 Arbutus Street Vancouver, BC V6J 3Y8 Tel 604.736.7331 1.800.565.6505 www.crnbc.ca A Regulatory Framework for Nurse Practitioners in British Columbia In December 2000, the Ministry of Health announced

More information

Entry-to-Practice Requirements for Five Professions in Five Canadian Provinces:

Entry-to-Practice Requirements for Five Professions in Five Canadian Provinces: Entry-to-Practice Requirements for Five Professions in Five Canadian Provinces: Physicians Nurses Teachers Lawyers & Surgeons Office of the Fairness Commissioner 595 Bay Street, Suite 1201 Toronto ON M7A

More information

Appendix A: Survey Questionnaires

Appendix A: Survey Questionnaires Appendix A: Survey Questionnaires Post-Graduation Work Permit Pilot Project Survey of Case Processing Centre- Vegreville and CIC Regional Office British Columbia and Yukon Region On January 31, 2010, CIC

More information

Labour Mobility Act QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Labour Mobility Act QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Labour Mobility Act QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Background: Agreement on Internal Trade... 1 Background: Labour Mobility Act... 3 Economic Impacts... 5 Role of Professional and Occupational Associations... 5

More information

Computer & Software Engineers. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia

Computer & Software Engineers. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia Contents 1. Working as a Computer or Software Engineer... 2 2. Skills, Education and Experience... 7 3. Finding a Job... 9 4. Applying for a Job... 13 5. Getting Help from Industry Sources... 14 1. Working

More information

NUCLEAR MEDICINE PROFILE

NUCLEAR MEDICINE PROFILE NUCLEAR MEDICINE PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Source: Royal College and Pathway Evaluation Program) Nuclear medicine is concerned primarily (although not exclusively) with the use of unsealed radioactive

More information

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions The New CPA Certification Program: Overview 3 1. How will the competencies of the legacy programs be incorporated into the new CPA competency map?... 3 2. What will the new CPA

More information

Opportunities in Training and Careers for International Medical Graduates

Opportunities in Training and Careers for International Medical Graduates Opportunities in Training and Careers for International Medical Graduates Hisham Dokainish, MD, FRCPC, FACC Associate Professor of Medicine, Assistant Director, Cardiology Training Program, Director of

More information

16.10.2.1 ISSUING AGENCY. New Mexico Medical Board, hereafter called the board. [16.10.2.1 NMAC - Rp 16 NMAC 10.2.1, 4/18/02; A, 7/1/03]

16.10.2.1 ISSUING AGENCY. New Mexico Medical Board, hereafter called the board. [16.10.2.1 NMAC - Rp 16 NMAC 10.2.1, 4/18/02; A, 7/1/03] TITLE 16 CHAPTER 10 PART 2 OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSING MEDICINE AND SURGERY PRACTITIONERS PHYSICIANS: LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS 16.10.2.1 ISSUING AGENCY. New Mexico Medical Board, hereafter called

More information

Establishing your identity

Establishing your identity Establishing your identity Documents you need for a: Driver s licence Identification card Enhanced driver s licence Enhanced identification card The first time you apply for a Manitoba driver s licence,

More information

GENERAL SURGERY PROFILE

GENERAL SURGERY PROFILE GENERAL SURGERY PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program, the Canadian Medical Residency Guide, Royal College) The general surgeon is trained to provide surgical care for the whole

More information

Recruitment Agencies. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia

Recruitment Agencies. A guide for newcomers to British Columbia Contents 1. What is a recruitment agency?... 2 2. Job Seekers... 3 3. Employers... 4 4. Headhunters... 4 5. Choosing a Recruitment Agency... 5 6. Protecting Yourself... 7 7. Additional Resources... 8 1.

More information

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE PROFILE

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE PROFILE GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program, American College of Osteopathic Internists & the Canadian Medical Residency Guide) Internal medicine is a broad-based

More information

Applicant s Guide to. Financing Your Education

Applicant s Guide to. Financing Your Education Applicant s Guide to Financing Your Education This is a comprehensive guide to help you look into ways to financially meet your educational goals. Using the information in this booklet, you and a Financial

More information

Registration and Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician

Registration and Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician Registration and Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician For applicants who have studied in Canada or worked in the field of pharmacy and are not licensed to practise as a pharmacy technician in any jurisdiction.

More information

Physician: Alternative Careers

Physician: Alternative Careers Physician: Alternative Careers A guide for newcomers to British Columbia Contents 1. Physician: Alternative Careers... 2 2. Employment Outlook... 7 3. Retraining... 9 4. Searching for Jobs... 10 5. Volunteering

More information

Nursing Education Program and Course Review Policies

Nursing Education Program and Course Review Policies Nursing Education Program and Course Review Policies College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia 2855 Arbutus Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6J 3Y8 T: 604.736.7331 F: 604.738.2272 Toll-free: 1.800.565.6505

More information

RHEUMATOLOGY PROFILE

RHEUMATOLOGY PROFILE RHEUMATOLOGY PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Source: Royal College and Pathway Evaluation Program) Rheumatology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases, which may involve many

More information

Migration Policies and Recognition of Foreign Qualifications for Health Professionals: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

Migration Policies and Recognition of Foreign Qualifications for Health Professionals: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications Austria No (5 years of practice in a German speaking country or a language ). Belgium No No, systematic exam. Doctors: Special rules apply notably to qualification from former Yugoslavian countries. Third

More information

IMMIGRATION Canada. Work permit. Kingston Visa Office Instructions. Table of contents IMM 5912 E (05-2016)

IMMIGRATION Canada. Work permit. Kingston Visa Office Instructions. Table of contents IMM 5912 E (05-2016) IMMIGRATION Canada Table of contents Document checklist Work permit Document checklist Entertainer work permit Low skilled workers questionnaire Work permit Kingston Visa Office Instructions This application

More information

Study of Registration Practices of

Study of Registration Practices of CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS OF ONTARIO, 2007 This study was prepared by the Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC). We encourage its citation and distribution for non-commercial purposes, provided

More information

Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident Handbook 2015-2016

Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident Handbook 2015-2016 Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident Handbook 2015-2016 1 NOSM PHPM Resident Handbook 2015-2016 Contents Welcome to Your Residency... 3 Welcome to Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the

More information

Licensure Requirements Nursing and Midwifery

Licensure Requirements Nursing and Midwifery Licensure Requirements Nursing and Midwifery Health Regulation Department Dubai Health Authority In determining the eligibility of an applicant for licensing with DHA, an applicant is eligible to be licensed

More information

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Primary Health Care Team Underserviced Area Program. Tuition Support Program for Nurses Guidelines

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Primary Health Care Team Underserviced Area Program. Tuition Support Program for Nurses Guidelines Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Primary Health Care Team Underserviced Area Program Guidelines OBJECTIVE To attract nurses from rural and remote communities to practice in eligible communities across

More information

PLASTIC SURGERY PROFILE

PLASTIC SURGERY PROFILE PLASTIC SURGERY PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Source: Pathway Evaluation Program and Royal College) Plastic surgery includes the management of major burns, reconstruction of congenital malformations, cosmetic

More information

Vol. 9, No. 2 September 2014

Vol. 9, No. 2 September 2014 Vol. 9, No. 2 September 2014 ROLE OF THE SRNA The Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA) is the professionled regulatory body for Graduate Nurses (GN)s, Registered Nurses (RN)s, Registered Nurse(s)

More information

WELCOMING INTERNATIONALLY EDUCATED TEACHERS TO PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

WELCOMING INTERNATIONALLY EDUCATED TEACHERS TO PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND WELCOMING INTERNATIONALLY EDUCATED TEACHERS TO PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND Resource Guide For Internationally Educated Teachers Seeking Certification in Prince Edward Island Written and compiled by the Certification

More information

EMERGENCY MEDICINE PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program and the Canadian Medical Residency Guide, Royal College)

EMERGENCY MEDICINE PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program and the Canadian Medical Residency Guide, Royal College) EMERGENCY MEDICINE PROFILE GENERAL INFORMATION (Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program and the Canadian Medical Residency Guide, Royal College) Emergency medicine focuses on the recognition, evaluation and

More information

Doctors of BC Physicians Disability Insurance Plan

Doctors of BC Physicians Disability Insurance Plan Doctors of BC Physicians Disability Insurance Plan DI Physicians Disability Insurance (PDI) Designed to protect you and your family by providing a source of monthly income if sickness or injury prevents

More information