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Revisions to the MCC Objectives

April 11, 2019

The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Objectives are the attributes expected of medical graduates entering residency and independent practice in Canada. MCC Objectives are the foundation for examination development and may also be used by medical assessment organizations, medical educators and candidates preparing for an exam.

The MCC would like to communicate recent revisions made to the MCC Objectives, which you will find in the table below. These revisions have been made to ensure that the MCC Objectives are current and accurate with medical and/or social advances.

Revised Objective New Reference
The Dying Patient (25) Dying Patients (25)
Sexually Concerned Patient (94) Sexual Dysfunctions and Disorders (94)

Gender and Sexuality (94.1)

Substance-Related or Addictive (103) Substance Use or Addictive Disorders (103)


More information on the MCC Objectives can be found on our Examination Objectives page.