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Procedure for applicants with ACGME training in the US

Applicants who have completed some or all residency training in an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited training program in the United States must apply for an assessment of training to ensure that your training satisfactorily meets the Canadian specialty specific training requirements. If you have partial US ACGME training, click here.

Many ACGME accredited programs are shorter than Royal College accredited programs. You are encouraged to review the Canadian Specialty Training Requirements of your specialty to ensure that your training is adequate in duration and content to fulfill Canadian requirements for eligibility to certification.

Application Forms:

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(The following application forms can be opened with any program. They must be printed and completed by hand).

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Detailed information on the above process is available in the Policies and Procedures for Certification and Fellowship.

Click here for a list of commonly asked questions.