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Delving into practice-ready assessment (PRA)

Practice-ready assessment (PRA) is one of several routes available to internationally-trained physicians interested in joining Canada’s medical profession. Although the structure and requirements of PRA programs vary from one province to the next, through

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An open letter to Scott Brison

Joint Response by: John Philpott B. Eng., CMC CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc. John A. Flaim, CPA, CA, CFP Flaim Wolsey Hall, Chartered Accountants *** Dear Honourable Member, We would like to thank you for your

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Lack of doctors for Canadian reservists

The country’s military ombudsman has found that National Defence is reluctant to conduct regular health assessments on reservists because over one-third of them have no family doctor — and if they’re sick it would

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JOB POSTING: Family Medicine / GP

Family Physician – Wellpoint Health – Calgary, Alberta Job ID: 974 LOCATION AB, Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/12/15 WellPoint Health Ltd. operates the Wellpoint Chaparral medical clinic (located at Suite 2110, 1800 –

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English Language Policy

CanAm’s perspective: All provinces with the exception of Ontario now strictly adhere to ELP (English Language Policy) set out by FMRAC (Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada). Prior to August 5, 2015, colleges

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JOB POSTING: Family Medicine / GP

Family Medicine / GP Edmonton, AB – Family Practitioner/GP Permanent Full-time Opportunity Job ID: 974 LOCATION Edmonton Wellpoint, AB, Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/10/01 CanAm’s client, Wellpoint Health Ltd. has been recognized by

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JOB POSTING: Family Medicine / GP

Family Medicine / GP Calgary, Alberta – Family Practitioner/GP – Permanent Full-time Job ID: 973 LOCATION Calgary, AB, Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/08/28 CanAm’s client, Wellpoint Health Ltd. has been recognized by Profit

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JOB POSTING: Medical Oncology

Medical Oncology Medical Oncologists Job ID: 968 LOCATION , Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/08/20 This Cancer Agency is located in western Canada in a growing and prosperous province. They have excellent education opportunities for

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Stormy weather for the markets

The following article is authored by Charles Cullen, a CanAm Physician Recruiting Partner from RBC. To learn more about Charles you can view his profile on our Partner page. RBC’s view of the markets

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Hanging in licensure limbo

AIT (Agreement on Trade) was created with the idea of making things easier — if a physician was licensed in one Canadian province, the notion was that they should be licensed in all provinces.

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Navigating the confusing ELP standards

There’s often a bit of confusion over ELP (English Language Proficiency) when it comes to licensure, so CanAm Physician Recruiting has been looking into rumours of recent changes. Here’s what we’ve learned: The issue

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JOB POSTING: Family Medicine / GP

Family Medicine / GP Family Physician $300K+/Year Job ID: 941 LOCATION ON, Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/05/15 Located one and a half hours north of Toronto in the heart of cottage country, this

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JOB POSTING: Pediatrics

Rare Opportunity to Purchase a Private Multi-Specialty Pediatric Practice Job ID: 953 LOCATION ON, Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/06/30 Overview & Scope This is a rare and exceptional opportunity to purchase a Private

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JOB POSTING: Family Medicine / GP

Family Medicine / GP Family Physician $300K+/Year Job ID: 941 LOCATION ON, Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/05/04 Located two and a half hours north of Toronto in the heart of cottage country, this

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What is the future of family medicine in Canada?

Family medicine is changing quickly across Canada, as nurses discharge patients from hospitals, emergency attendants are replacing doctors in community emergency centres, and pharmacists take care of vaccinations and prescription refills. While it may

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JOB POSTING: Family Medicine / GP

Family Medicine / GP Keep 100% of Your Billings for Up To 6 Years Job ID: 939   LOCATION ON, Canada PLACEMENT Permanent START DATE 2015/04/23 With continuous cut-backs to health care fees, this

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Canadians concerned about doctor suicide

In the United States, more than 400 doctors take their own lives each year — and that’s stirring up concern within Canada’s medical community. Dr. Derek Puddester, the associate medical director of the Ontario

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Medical schools preparing to cover assisted suicide

Although medical educators have always taught future healthcare professionals that it’s immoral to end someone’s life on purpose, they’ll be changing their tune in accordance with Canada’s move towards legalized physician-assisted death. Canada’s 17

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Moving to Canada from Another Country

According to an international survey released in 2010, more than half of the people around the world said they would move to Canada if they could. The survey, commissioned by the Historica-Dominion Institute in

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Anesthetist (2) – Permanent – Eastern Canada

  The Anesthesia Department of CanAm’s client is recruiting for two full-time Anesthetists. Physicians have the option of choosing a generous salary or lucrative fee-for-service payment modality. Qualifications: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

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Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

In the last few years, statistics show that an increasing number of licences to possess medical marihuana have been granted, and with the recent changes to the federal legislation, this number is very likely

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How safe are your hospitalized patients?

Adverse event rates in Canadian hospitals have not significantly improved. According to “The Canadian Adverse Events Study” published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, approximately 7.5 per cent of hospitalizations are associated with at

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A Must Read for U.S. Citizens Abroad..

Charles W. Cullen, CanAm’s Investment Advisor and Financial Planner affiliate provides his monthly wealth management advice… As we know U.S. Citizens face additional complexities.  Here are some articles of interest to U.S. Citizens living

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