Canada the Candy-land, situated just north of the USA is a second largest country in the world with lotsa beauties. Hopefully it’s the same for its medical residency.
Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia
Mount Robson, British Columbia
So, how do I get to be a medical resident in Candy-land? Of course there are exams you need to ace. The exam is called Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE). It is divided into Parts I and II.
It consists of morning session (3.5 hours) to complete 196 multiple choice questions and afternoon session (4 hours) for clinical decision making component. Read here about the scoring for this exam. The fee for this examination is $680 CAD (USD 631; RM 2190).
Unlike USMLE for the US and AMC for Australia, this exam is provided only in Canada, none offshore.
Like any good medical qualification exam, MCCQE Part II is all about clinical skills. This exam is approximately 3 hours, Assesses the competence of candidates; specifically the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for medical licensure in Canada. To be eligible for this exam, a candidate must have finished 12-month supervised post-graduate training.
The fee for this exam is $1500 CAD (USD 1388; RM 4819).
Both exams MCCQE Parts I and II are available in English and French.
You can find more information you need in Medical Council of Canada.