Government wants feedback from us for next budget

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Here is a letter from the finance minister asking for our suggestions for the next budget.  We encourage everyone to put in their recommendation to make residencies more accessible to CSAs.

Media: CSAs are not second rate medical graduates

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It is concerning that there is a promoted prejudice that Canadians who choose to study medicine overseas are second rate medical graduates.  A system that prevents competition on merit fosters a culture of entitlement and prejudice which harms CSAs, the public, and the medical profession.

In the news: GP for every Manitoban is nearly impossible to achieve

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The Doctor Dilemma: There are more than ever, but family physician for every Manitoban is nearly impossible to achieve.  In 2011, the elected NDP government stated “[b]y 2015, every Manitoban who wants a family doctor will have access to one.” Fast forward to more than halfway into their mandate, the Free Press examined how the […]

In the News: Mandatory exam for international medical graduate

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Canadian medical student Omar Abdulrahman decries the new mandatory exam for international medical graduates in Ontario.  Read Lucy Scholley’s  article on Metro here.

Canadian Students Studying Medicine in Poland

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Check out the 2013 report of the Canadian Medical Students in Poland Association (CMSPA) here.

Access to Licensure for BC

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The document Solutions to Access is a  report on the access to licensure in regulated professions from internationally trained professionals in BC.

Match Results: Irish Match results 2013

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Find out  the 2013 match results for International Medical Graduates from the Irish medical universities.  Click here to see the report.

Match Results: American IMG Match Outcomes 2013

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Find out the 2013 charting outcomes in the match of International Medical Graduates from the United States. Click here to see the complete report.

Document: Road to Return

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Road to Return: B.C. Medical Students Abroad is a comprehensive paper about how the current medical residency selection process works and SOCASMA’s position in regard to that.

In the news: B.C. medical specialists struggle to find work

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Can’t find a job?  Can’t find a doctor?   Faced with these conditions, it might seem paradoxical that doctors in B.C. are facing unemployment problems.   Vancouver Sun  reporter Pamela Fayerman reports on the reasons here.