The Canadian Centre for Legal Innovation in Sexual Assault Response (CCLISAR) has completed its independent review of the College’s processes regarding the investigation of sexual misconduct complaints against physicians.
“The College opened up its process to external experts for review. Our goal is to remove any barriers to reporting sexual misconduct and to reduce the unintended harms that can occur when investigating such allegations,” said Dr. Gus Grant, Registrar & CEO of the College. (READ MORE)
Data provided represents a physician head count, not a total of full-time equivalent practising physicians.
Data as of Sept 30, 2019 now available.
Nova Scotia Practice Ready Assessment Program
The Nova Scotia Practice Ready Assessment Program (NSPRAP) is an assessment program for international medical graduates (IMGs) who:
- have completed residencies in family medicine outside of Canada; and
- are unable to meet Nova Scotia licensing requirements.
Program eligibility requirements.
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Atlantic Pain Conference
- October 11, 2019 – Halifax, NS
Dalhousie Medical Education Institute
- October 25, 2019 – Fox Harbour, NS
Family Medicine Forum
- October 30 – November 2, 2019 –
Contacting the College:
Public Inquiries call: 902-421-2201
Public inquiries can include requesting information about: filing a complaint, referencing a professional standard or accessing medical records.
Reporting Sexual Misconduct call: 902-406-8401
This is a confidential line to discuss concerns regarding sexual misconduct by physicians.
About the College
All physicians in Nova Scotia must be licensed by the College in order to practise medicine in the province.
The duties of the College include:
- Licensing qualified and competent physicians to practise medicine
- Investigating and resolving physician-related complaints on behalf of the public
- Monitoring and maintaining standards of practice through peer assessment
- Developing professional standards and guidelines to support high standards of medical practice and ethical conduct