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The residents and fellows work in many different areas in hospitals across the country and finding staff to replace them on such short notice is going to be difficult and complex.

For instance, there are. 216 Saudi medical trainees working at hospitals in Toronto; 225 based out of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal; 37 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre; and 26 in Calgary.


“Their absence will be real. We’ll have to figure out the best way to accommodate that,” said David Pichora, president and CEO of Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

Answer is obvious: There are hundreds of International Medical Dcotors in Canada who have passed all the qualifying exams and need a residency. They can fill these spots very easily.

REFERENCE: More than 1,100 Saudi medical residents get extended deadline to leave Canada

September 11, 2018 at 11:43 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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