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International Medical Graduate (IMG)

An International Medical Graduate is a trainee who obtained their medical degree outside of Canada. They are either a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada, and apply for residency training through CaRMS.

Services for IMGs

The Centre for Evaluation of Health Professionals Educated Abroad (CEHPEA) provides assessment, evaluation and training programs for internationally educated health professionals. CEHPEA administers the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). NAC–OSCE is a national, standardized examination that tests the knowledge, skills and attitudes of IMGs essential for entrance into a Canadian residency program.

National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) examination becomes Mandatory

For more information please review the documents below:

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