International Medical Graduates

Are you an International Medical Graduate interested in a career in medicine in Prince Edward Island? If so, this information that may help:

For International medical specialists

Visit the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for information on how to obtain eligibility to write specialist exams. If you already have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification (FRCPC), visit PEI specialist career opportunities.

For International family medicine physicians

Visit the Medical Council of Canada for information about qualifying exams. In most cases, one to two years of independent clinical experience in Canada is required.

Note: Observership and volunteer work in Canada does not count toward independent clinical practice experience.
Once you have confirmed your eligibility to work and be licensed in Prince Edward Island, visit physician job opportunities at
Published date: 
February 13, 2020
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General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness

Recruitment and Retention Secretariat

3rd Floor, Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3874
Fax: 902-620-3875