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Licensing Data as of September 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 Licence2,8101,1731,637
Full Licence (Atlantic Registry)1103773
Defined Licence792257
Academic Licence8888
Temporary (Locum) Licence1028
Clinical Assistant3939
Defined Licence – Fellowship3434
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training22715
Restricted Licence501337
Defined Licence – Term

Physicians in training:

Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training Physicians
Postgraduate Training565
Postgraduate Practising41
Clinical Assessments9

Medical students:

Total Medical Students307

Licensing Statistics for the period: July 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023

Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
Family Medicine97220
All other493738

Physician Age Distribution