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December

2022

Welcome to this December 2022 edition of the ECHO

View the following feature news articles about the latest developments at the Medical Council of Canada, highlighting an assortment of activities and milestones since our last edition.

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Feature news

Canada depends on international medical graduates (IMGs), particularly in family medicine and within rural and remote communities. In 2019, IMGs composed an average of 25% of the physician workforce across the country; in Saskatchewan and Newfoundland and Labrador, that number was 50% and 40%, respectively; while in rural Saskatchewan it jumped to 70%. In today’s context...
One has only to read the news to be reminded that Canada is at a critical juncture in health care with the system reaching its limits and a dire need for more health care professionals. The Practice-Ready Assessment (PRA) programs offered in seven provinces are increasingly seen as the most efficient way for physicians who...
As the year ends, we wanted to reflect on the past year and provide an update on the year ahead. As we prepare for 2023, our organization is building on the opportunities that the significant disruptions of the last two years have presented and considering how our work needs to change in the current health...

Also in this issue

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December 8, 2022
On September 29, as part of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) 2022 Annual Meeting, the Council invited more than...
Decorative image of the MCC Awards at the Annual Meeting
November 25, 2022
The Medical Council of Canada is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of its four distinguished awards. The...

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