- American Board of Family Medicine
- British Columbia
- Canada's westernmost province
- Canadian Resident Matching Service
- CaRMS is a national, independent, not-for-profit, fee-for-service organization that provides a fair, objective and transparent application and matching service for medical training throughout Canada..
- Certification in The College of Family Physicians
- The Certification Examination in Family Medicine is open to College members who have either successfully completed an approved residency training program in family medicine or successfully completed a combination of training and practice experience as outlined in the eligibility guidelines
- College of Family Physicians of Canada
- The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is the professional organization responsible for establishing standards for the training, certification and lifelong education of family physicians and for advocating on behalf of the specialty of family medicine, family physicians and their patients.
- Canadian medical graduate
- College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
- The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia regulates the practice of medicine under the authority of provincial law. All physicians who practise medicine in the province must be registrants of the College.
- Canadian studying abroad
- Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
- Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
- General Practitioner (also known as family physician or family doctor)
- International English Language Testing System
- A test that measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work in environments where English is used as a language of communication.
- International Medical Graduate
- Physicians who have obtained their medical degree from a medical school listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (outside of Canada and an Approved Jurisdiction)” to “A physician who has received his/her medical education outside of Canada
- International medical student
- Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
- A physician who meets the necessary exam and certification requirements is enrolled in the Canadian medical register as a Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) and receives a certificate of registration
- Medical Council of Canada
- The Medical Council of Canada strives to achieve the highest level of medical care for Canadians through excellence in evaluation of physicians. It assesses over 11,000 medical students and graduates every year through its examinations.
- Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination
- The MCCEE is a four-hour computer-based exam that assesses your basic medical knowledge and readiness to enter your first year of supervised postgraduate training in Canada. It includes 180 multiple-choice questions covering: Child health, Maternal health, Adult health, Mental health, Population health and ethics
- Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part I
- A one-day, computer-based test that assesses the competence of candidates who have obtained their medical degree, for entry into supervised clinical practice in postgraduate training programs. The MCCQE Part I assesses knowledge, clinical skills and attitudes as outlined by the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Objectives.
- Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part II
- This examination consists of a series of clinical stations including pilot stations that do not count towards a candidate’s total score. At each station, a brief written statement introduces a clinical problem and directs the candidate to appropriately examine a standardized (simulated) patient as well as perform activities such as: obtaining a focused history, conducting a focused physical examination, assessing and addressing the patient’s issues, answering specific questions related to the patient, interpreting x-rays or the results of other investigations, making a diagnosis, writing admission orders
- Membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners
- Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK)
- National Assessment Collaboration
- An alliance of Canadian organizations streamlining the evaluation process for international medical graduates (IMGs) seeking a licence to practise medicine in Canada.
The NAC examination assesses the readiness of an IMG for entrance into a Canadian medical residency program.
- Physician Credientials Registry of Canada
- Now know as PhysiciansApply.ca (see below)
- PhysiciansApply.ca is a unique portal that enables medical students and physicians to: Aapply for medical registration; Rregister for exams and see their results; Rrequest source verifications; Sshare credentials and documents with registered stakeholders; Hhave their credentials translated; and Rrequest an Educational Credential Assessment for immigration to Canada.
- Practice Ready Assessment - British Columbia
- An assessment program for internationally educated family physicians who have completed residencies in Family Medicine outside of Canada. This program provides qualified family physicians with an alternative pathway to licensure in BC.
- Province and territory refer to the major political units of Canada. Canada is divided into ten provinces and three territories. In other countries, provinces are equivalent to states.
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- Return of Service
- University of British Columbia
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
- World Directory of Medical Schools
- Provides detailed information about all medical schools in the world.