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Licensing Data as of June 30, 2023

This data represents a physician headcount, not a total of full-time equivalent practising physicians.

Upon receipt of all required documents, a physician’s licence is typically approved in two to three days.

License TypeTotalFamily MedicineAll Other
Full Licence2,7181,1611,557
Full Licence (Atlantic Registry)601842
Defined Licence581840
Academic Licence8484
Temporary (Locum) Licence17611
Clinical Assistant3434
Defined Licence – Fellowship3333
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training13211
Restricted Licence502525
Defined Licence – Term

Physicians in training:

Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training Physicians
Postgraduate Training533
Postgraduate Practising45
Clinical Assessments6

Medical students:

Total Medical Students349

Licensing Statistics for the period: April 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
Family Medicine121180
All other497446

Physician Age Distribution