October 30, 1998
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Ministry of Health
Physicians, Hospitals, Clinics, and Laboratories
FOR ONTARIO FAMILY PHYSICIANS
The Ministry of Health is offering 10 third-year family medicine re-entry positions
and 15 specialty re-entry positions for currently practising Ontario family practitioners.
These new positions are identified in the 1997 Ontario Medical Association/Ministry of
Health Agreement. To be eligible you must:
- be a general practitioner/family physician currently practising in Ontario; AND,
- hold a current certificate of registration for independent practice
from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
For the 10 family medicine positions, the Ministry is interested in family
physicians wishing to pursue one year of residency to acquire advanced skills in emergency
medicine, anaesthesia or care of the elderly. The Ministry will also consider applications
for third year family medicine programs in mental health, women's health, palliative care,
special urban and rural needs, research skills, surgical skills and obstetrical skills, if
the physician can document, satisfactorily, the need for these skills in specific
For the 15 specialty positions, the Ministry is interested in family physicians
wishing to pursue residencies in general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, general
internal medicine, psychiatry or anaesthesia. Specialty training will be for the duration
necessary to meet the qualifications for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of
Physicians accepted for re-entry must return service in an underserviced area,
facility or agency acceptable to the Ministry, or the new Medical Service Corps. They will
be required to sign contracts agreeing to provide one year of full-time service for each
year of training.
Re-entry positions will be available as early as July 1, 1999 for
the 1999/2000 academic year. Physicians accepted may attend the Ontario medical school of
their choice. This is conditional on the schools' capacity to provide positions in
specific programs and meeting the schools' admission criteria.
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