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1 MCC EXAMINATIONS & REPOSITORY Pierre Lemay Director, Repository and Registration Centre May 2013 OVERVIEW

2 2 Medical Council of Canada Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) was founded by the Canada Medical Act of 1912 which created a uniform system and high standards for physician assessment and practice for all of Canada. With its key stakeholders, the MCC develops, validates and implements tools and strategies to evaluate physicians’ competence; and maintains a national registry of physicians and their qualifications throughout their professional careers.

3 3 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Evaluating Examination  assessment of basic medical knowledge  since 2008, computer-based and offered in over 80 countries NAC OSCE  assesses the readiness of an International Medical Graduate (IMG) for entrance into a Canadian residency program  a national, standardized examination that tests the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for entrance into postgraduate training in Canada Assessment of Physicians

4 4 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Qualifying Examination Part I  assesses the medical knowledge and clinical decision making  computer-based, multiple choice questions (MCQs) with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions Qualifying Examination Part II  objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) assessing the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for entry into independent clinical practice Assessment of Physicians

5 5 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Qualifying Examination Parts I and II  Canadian graduates and IMGs must successfully complete both parts to be awarded the Licentiate of the MCC (LMCC). Assessment of Physicians

6 6 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Self Administered Examinations A series of multiple-choice practice examinations intended for medical graduates wishing to test their level of preparedness for the: ◦MCCEE – Self Administered Evaluating Examination (SAE - EE) ◦MCCQE Part I – Self Administered QE Part I (SAE - QEI) Several forms (or versions) available Offered online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Provided as a sample of the type and style of MCQs and as a study aid

7 7 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Centralized electronic repository - CANDIDATE  maintenance of a confidential repository of verified credentials  sharing of documents with authorized organizations  consent based model  share documents electronically using their online account Physician Credentials Repository

8 8 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Source verification of medical credentials  diploma  transcript  postgraduate training  specialty certificates  licenses  identification document and photo  supporting documents (translations and verification certificates) Physician Credentials Repository

9 9  Université de Montréal  Université Laval  Université McGill  Université de Sherbrooke 35 health organizations  4 in progress 2012 Health Match BC The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) Alberta Health Services Saskatchewan regional health authorities – 12 Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Collège des médecins du Québec College of Family Physicians of Canada Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Alberta International Medical Graduate Program Centre for the Evaluation of Health Professionals Educated Abroad Manitoba IMG Program Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Collège des médecins du Québec College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons of PEI College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan Yukon Medical Council Physician Credentials Repository

10 10 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Centralized electronic repository - STAKEHOLDER  ability to view, print and download the candidate’s documents (with consent) via an online portal ◦source verification status ◦credentials identification document and photo ◦supporting documents (translations and verification certificates) Physician Credentials Repository

11 11 Statistics – 2012 * Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Examination  14,000 applications (IMGs and CMGs) Repository  6,500 IMGs  15,000 credentials submitted for source verification Service desk  27,000 calls to the service desk  20,000 s answered * calculations are approximate

12 12 Coming in Spring 2013 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters

13 13 Coming Soon!

14 14 Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Apply for examinations Viewing examination results and result letters Submitting requests for source verification Sharing verified medical credentials stored in the repository with MRAs and other organizations currently registered In addition to this functionality, physiciansapply.ca will allow qualified physicians to use an entirely electronic system to complete and submit an application for medical registration. Future releases –facilitating the translation of candidate documents –source verification of the English language test results Coming in Spring 2013

15 15 Questions ? Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters Pierre Lemay Director, Repository and Registration Centre Medical Council of Canada Tel.: , ext


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