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Licensing Statistics

Licensing Statistics as of August 31, 2018

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

Licence Type Total Family Medicine Other
Full Licence 2,298 1,105 1,193
Defined Licence      88      11      77
Academic Licence      66        –      66
Clinical Assistant      23        –      23
Restricted Licence      16      15        1
Defined Licence – Term        1         –        1
Total 2,492 1,131 1,361


Licensing Statistics for the period
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018

 

Decrease in Licences Increase in Licences
Family Medicine 122 116
Specialists 111 113
Total 233 229

In addition, we have the following physicians in training:

 Postgraduate Trainees Training Physicians New Residents
Postgraduate Training 483 162
Defined Licence – Fellowship   24   21
Full Licence – Postgraduate Training   17     9
Postgraduate Practising   26     4
Clinical Assessment     1     –
Total 551 196

In addition to physicians in training, we have the following medical students:

Total Medical Students 452

 

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