The physician orientation initiative helps physicians practising in Canada for the first time successfully integrate into the healthcare system.
Physicians trained outside Canada have identified the need for a robust orientation program to support their integration into medical practice in the Canadian context.
The orientation program aims to address gaps in the onboarding experience of newly licensed physicians.
Orientation for physicians trained outside of Canada is provided by the Welcome Collaborative, which includes representatives from:
The three-day orientation session covers topics such as:
In October 2022, the Welcome Collaborative successfully delivered a pilot orientation session with a cohort of eight physicians.
The next orientation will be held at the College offices on April 11 – 13, 2023.
For more information, please contact the College: