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Medical Associations and Immigrant Networks in Canada


Professional people meeting and greetingThe associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.


Medical Council of Canada
2283 St. Laurent Blvd., Suite 100
Ottawa, ON K1G 5A2 Canada
Phone: +1-613-521-6012
Email: [email protected]

Canadian Medical Association
1867 Alta Vista Drive K1G 5W8
Ottawa, ON K1G 5W8 Canada
Email: [email protected]

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Provincial/Territorial regulatory bodies

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)
2700 – 10020 100 St. NW
Edmonton AB   T5J 0N3   Canada
Phone: +1-780-423-4764
Email : [email protected]

British Columbia
College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)
300-669 Howe Street
Vancouver BC   V6C 0B4    Canada
Phone : +1-604-733-7758
Email : [email protected]

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM)
1000 – 1661 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB   R3J 3T7   Canada
Phone : +1-204-774-4344
Email : [email protected]

New Brunswick
College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick (CPSNB)
One Hampton Road, Suite 300
Rothesay NB   E2E 5K8   Canada
Phone : +1-506-849-5050
Email : [email protected]

Newfoundland and Labrador
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland & Labrador (CPSNL)
139 Water Street, Suite 603
St. John’s NL   A1C 1B2   Canada
Phone : 709-726-8546
Email : [email protected]

Northwest Territories
Professional Licensing, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories
Box 1320, CST-8
Yellowknife NT   X1A 2L9   Canada
Phone : +1-867-920-8058
Email : [email protected]

Nova Scotia
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
7071 Bayers Road, Suite 5005
Halifax NS   B3L 2C2   Canada
Phone : +1-902-422-5823
Email : [email protected]

Professional Licensing (Physicians), Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 390
Kugluktuk NU   X0B 0E0   Canada
Phone: +1-867-982-7672
Email: [email protected]

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
80 College Street
Toronto ON   M5G 2E2   Canada
Phone: +1-416-967-2603
Email: [email protected]

Prince Edward Island
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island (CPSPEI)
199 Grafton St.
Charlottetown PE   C1A 1L2   Canada
Phone : +1-902-566-3861
Email : [email protected]

Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ)
2170, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest
Montréal QC   H3H 2T8   Canada
Phone: +1-514-933-4441
Email: [email protected]

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS)
500-321A-21st Street East
Saskatoon SK   S7K 0C1   Canada
Phone: +1-306-244-7355
Email: [email protected]

Yukon Medical Council
Box 2703 (C-18)
Whitehorse YT   Y1A 2C6   Canada
Phone: +1-867-667-3774
Email : [email protected]

Immigrant networks

Professional immigrant networks are organized, volunteer-run member-based associations or networks created by and for immigrant professionals that seek to:

  • create a forum to contribute to and enrich their respective communities
  • provide opportunities for their members to find meaningful employment and achieve their professional goals

Activities of these networks include networking events, mentoring, information sessions, professional development opportunities such as workshops, speaker events and training and connections to employment opportunities.

Alberta International Medical Graduates Association (AIGMA)
The association consists of doctors trained or educated in countries other than Canada. It also includes individuals and organizations interested in the challenges facing International Medical Graduates (IMGs) in Alberta.

British Columbia
BCITP Net – BC Internationally Trained Professionals Network
BCITP Net is a partnership of internationally trained professionals from around the province, working cooperatively, to improve access to meaningful employment for all immigrant professionals in BC.

Nova Scotia
IETP-NS: Association of Internationally Educated and Trained Professionals of Nova Scotia
IETP-NS helps newcomer professionals with their full economic and social integration in the province of Nova Scotia.

Association of International Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (AIPSO)
This association is an independent professional non-profit which represents physicians and surgeons trained and licensed in jurisdictions outside Canada.

International Doctors Network (IDN)
This network allows internationally trained doctors to project a high level of professional support and connect colleagues to the various dimensions of Canadian society.

Philippine International Doctors United (PIDrU)
This network is a support group for immigrant Filipino doctors. It provides assistance in exam preparation for medical licensure and assistance in seeking employment in the healthcare field.

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