Examinations Required for Registration on the Education Register
Graduates of Canadian medical schools
Graduates of Canadian medical schools are required to have attained a pass in the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I.
Undergraduate medical students are not required to meet any examination requirements in order to have their name entered on the Undergraduate Medical education student list.
Graduates of non-Canadian medical schools
Successful completion of one of the following is required for graduates of non-Canadian medical schools:
- Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) or the MCC Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I; or
- United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Steps 1 and 2; or
- National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Parts I, II and III; or
- Federation Licensing Examination (Flex) Components 1 and 2; or
- Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) Levels 1 and 2.
Non-Canadian medical graduates who are currently in training in a country designated by The World Bank as a low income country with a GDP per capita of $1045 or less applying for an elective in a Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine residency training program are exempted from the above examination requirement.
Medical Practitioners Regulations – Section 25 (1) (b)
April 6, 2018
May 25, 2018