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December

2019

Welcome to this latest edition of the ECHO

View the following five feature news articles about the latest developments at the Medical Council of Canada, highlighting an assortment of activities and milestones that took place between June and December 2019.

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Feature news

In a constantly evolving world and workplace, supporting diversity and inclusion has never been more crucial. Following our 2019 spring exam session, we were alerted to a candidate’s concerns about MCC’s security verification policies not being followed at their exam site and the overall experience of those wearing religious head coverings. The Medical Council of...
In October 2018, the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) launched the latest update to the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part II, the second exam taken by candidates as a condition of becoming licensed to practice medicine in Canada. In a recent blog post published on the website of the Canadian Medical Association...
Are you a physician who wants to support medical care in underserviced, rural communities? Are you an internationally educated physician interested in giving back to your profession? The National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) Practice-Ready Assessment (PRA) programs are building on their success and currently seeking assessors. The PRA pathway helps determine whether International Medical Graduates (IMGs)...

Also in this issue

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September 23, 2019
To honour Dr. Ian Bowmer’s retirement after 11 years as Executive Director of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC),...
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December 5, 2019
This past September, Yves Lafortune, Director of the Evaluation Bureau for the Medical Council of Canada (MCC), was...

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