Licensing Definitions

All physicians practicing medicine in the province of Ontatrio must hold a valid certificate of registration with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). It is a serious offence under the Medicine Act, 1991 to have patient contact without a valid license. Residents and Clinical Fellows can be eligible to hold the following license types:

  • Pre-Entry Assessment Program (PEAP)
  • Educational
  • Independent
  • Restricted