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Postgraduate Training Licence

Physicians undergoing postgraduate medical education at Dalhousie University are required to hold a Postgraduate Training Licence.

The basic requirements for a Postgraduate Training Licence with the College are:

  • be a graduate from a university or school that meets criteria approved by the Council of the College;
  • have examination(s) acceptable to Council (e.g., Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination; Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination – Part I; United States Medical Licensing Examination);
  • be enrolled in a post-graduate or training program; elective training; or a clinical traineeship with Dalhousie University; and
  • meet the College’s requirement for English Language Proficiency.

Registrants on the Education Register as postgraduate trainees may not engage in the independent practise of medicine.