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Resources for International Medical Graduates

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) helps international medical graduates prepare for licensure through the IMG Bridging Program.

The Atlantic Immigrant Career Loan Fund is a micro-loan fund to help internationally trained immigrants overcome financial barriers to upgrade their skills. 

Physicians in Nova Scotia –
An Orientation for IMGs

Physicians in Nova Scotia is a web-based resource to provide IMGs with an overview of working in healthcare in Nova Scotia. 

Financial help for eligible IMGs in the first two years of practice

IMGs who recently arrived in Nova Scotia can apply for financial help to assist with costs associated with relocation and professional expenses. 

Administered by Doctors Nova Scotia, the McCarthy/Stewart International Medical Graduate Grant provides a one-time grant of $10,000 to 10 successful IMGs each year. Get more information or apply online.