HomeRegistration & LicensingLicence TypePostgraduate Training Licence
Physicians undergoing postgraduate medical education at Dalhousie University are required to hold a Postgraduate Training Licence.
The basic requirements for a Postgraduate Training Licence with the College are:
Registrants on the Education Register as postgraduate trainees may not engage in the independent practise of medicine.
For more information refer to the College’s Medical Practitioners Regulations.
For postgraduate trainees currently enrolled in a training program in a medical school outside of Nova Scotia and will be doing an elective in Nova Scotia.
PGY1 Canadian Medical School Graduates
For Canadian medical school graduates entering postgraduate training at Dalhousie University at the PGY1 level.
PGY1 Non-Canadian Graduates
For international medical school graduates entering postgraduate training at Dalhousie University at the PGY1 level.
For fellowship training with Dalhousie University. Hospital Fellowships at the QEII Health Sciences Centre or the IWK Health Centre (that is NOT registered through the Postgraduate Medical Education office at Dalhousie University) requires a Defined Licence.
Postgraduate Training (all other levels)
For the following:
For a clinical traineeship at Dalhousie University for physicians who do not currently hold a licence in Nova Scotia.
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