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Policy

Applicants for registration within Nova Scotia must have graduated from a university or school that was listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDMS) at the time the candidate completed the program. It should be noted that not all schools listed on the WDMS meet the Canadian standards.

The College adheres to the Canadian standards as determined by the Medical Council of Canada and Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada (FMRAC). For further information, refer to FMRAC Model Standards for Medical Registration in Canada.

OR

Applicants for registration within Nova Scotia must have graduated from a university or school that is located in the United States or grants a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree accredited by the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

 

Applicable Legislation

Medical Practitioners Regulations pursuant to the Medical Act – Section 19 (3) (a) (i) and subsequent sections for all classes of licence

Approved By

Registration Committee, Council

Approval Date

April 6, 2018

May 25, 2018

Review Date

April 2020