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Residencies fo IMGs now that Saudi medical trainees ordered home

Posted by imdontario on August 12, 2018 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

As Saudi medical trainees ordered home, Canada prepares for potential impact on hospitals

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/canadian-hospitals-saudi-medical-trainees-1.4778212

 

Health officials across Canada were trying to determine Wednesday the potential impact if about 800 medical residents and fellows from Saudi Arabia suddenly leave the country next month.

 

The planned recall of that group comes...

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Canada's medical residency system is leaving some graduates in limbo

Posted by imdontario on April 4, 2018 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

https://www.universityaffairs.ca/features/feature-article/canadas-medical-residency-system-leaving-graduates-limbo/

 

Robert Chu was a typical medical student in that he excelled at everything he did. He edited his high school newspaper and made it on the dean’s list in his undergraduate years. He volunteered to take notes for disabled students. After he got into medical school, he tutored hopefuls on the entry ...

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German doctor frustrated by rules that prevent him from practising in N.S.

Posted by imdontario on October 20, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/german-doctor-anesthesiologist-physicians-surgeons-certification-1.4360957

German doctor frustrated by rules that prevent him from practising in N.S.

Licensing body says qualifications not recognized

By Wendy Martin, CBC News Posted: Oct 19, 2017 7:00 AM AT Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 7:00 AM AT

 

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A German doctor says he's frustrated by Nova Scotia regula...

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German doctor frustrated by rules that prevent him from practising in N.S.

Posted by imdontario on October 20, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/german-doctor-anesthesiologist-physicians-surgeons-certification-1.4360957

German doctor frustrated by rules that prevent him from practising in N.S.

Licensing body says qualifications not recognized

By Wendy Martin, CBC News Posted: Oct 19, 2017 7:00 AM AT Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 7:00 AM AT

 

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A German doctor says he's frustrated by Nova Scotia regula...

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International graduate awarded $40,000 in landmark discrimination case

Posted by imdontario on July 5, 2016 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (11)

http://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/news/2016/july-2016/04/international-graduate-awarded-$40,000-in-landmark-discrimination-case.aspx

Medical Observer

Monday 04 July 2016, 9:44AM

After more than two years of legal wrangling, the verdict is in: The Australian Capital Territory did racially discriminate against an experienced Chinese-born doctor whom it overlooked for a hospital internship.

 

In a landmark ruling that could have knock-on effects for selection policies ...

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Ontario has NO MONEY to hire more physicians.

Posted by imdontario on December 5, 2015 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)
Society For Canadians Studying Medicine Abroad Meeting To Discuss More Closing Doors

In explaining its failure to endorse training for any physicians in Canada, Ontario stated it had no money to hire more physicians. If all the provinces had done what Ontario had done and endorsed 0 Statements of Need, the doors to American training would be closed.

VANC...

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Only 6 percent of IMGs immigrants can practice in Canada

Posted by imdontario on June 17, 2015 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)

"The success rate of international medical doctors who wish to pursue a career in medicine is six per cent, according to researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto."

http://www.asianpacificpost.com/article/6977-bridging-program-gives-hope-foreign-trained-medical-professionals.html

 

New Canadian Media

Special to The Post

 

Like many immigrants, Sadia Sohail was looking forward to starti...

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A Sad place - Past, Present and Future

Posted by imdontario on March 21, 2015 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.cfp.ca/content/61/3/205.full.pdf+html

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The latest data available from the Canadian Resident Matching Service indicate that only 6% of immigrant IMG applicants were successful in obtaining one of these sought-after training positions.....

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Historically, international medical graduates (IMGs) have played an important role in maintaining Canada’s medical work force. Approximately 25% of Ontario d...

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Foreign medical grad finds Ontario system tough to crack

Posted by imdontario on February 28, 2015 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)
Foreign medical grad finds Ontario system tough to crack


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Anupam Apu is good enough to be an immigrant but not a doctor.

 

He is one of more than 6,000 international medical graduates in Ontario dealing with the daily frustration of knowing their chances of becoming practising doctors are s...

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Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs

Posted by imdontario on August 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs, says fairness commissioner

Ontario Fairness Commissioner Jean Augustine says things are anything but rosy for foreign-trained doctors trying to break into Ontario.

According to 2011 StatsCan figures, she said there are 6,540 IMGs living in Ontario, many of whom are left without a hope of ever practicing medicine in the province.

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