TITLE

Credentialing body needed for foreign-trained doctors

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/31/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 5, p435
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that Canada needs a U.S.-style national credentialing body to access the educational credentials of all foreign physicians and other health professionals seeking entrance to Canada, according to the Medical Council of Canada. Comments from Doctor Dale Dauphinee, who co-chaired the Canadian Taskforce on Licensure of International Medical Graduates; Scope of the proposal that will be submitted by the Council to Health Canada; Amount that will be provided by Ontario to double the number of training positions for foreign-trained graduates as announced on June 23, 2004.
ACCESSION #
14167921

 

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