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March 31, 2021

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 Licence2,3151,0511,264
Full Licence Non-Resident Licence17873105
Defined Licence1072483
Academic Licence7979
Temporary (Locum) Licence33
Clinical Assistant29272
Defined Licence – Fellowship26242
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training20317
Restricted Licence332211
Defined Licence – Term101

Physicians in training:

Educational RegisterAssessmentsTotal Training PhysiciansNew Postgraduate Licences Issued
Postgraduate Training496145
Postgraduate Practising282
Clinical Assessments54

Medical students:

Total Medical Students351

Physician Age Distribution

Licensing Statistics for the period: April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021

Decrease in LicencesIncrease in Licences
Family Medicine143195
All other137178