The front of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons campus, including large wooden doors and a sign surrounded by flowers.


We are the national professional association that oversees the medical education of specialists in Canada. Our vision is to advance learning for specialist physicians to deliver the best health care for all Canadians. Our members are specialist physicians and surgeons who mostly practise in Canada.

People are our most important asset. We take great care to attract individuals who personify our corporate values of integrity, respect and collaboration. We are also very committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to create a work environment that promotes equity, is safe for diverse voices and is truly inclusive of all staff.

We work hard, but we also like to have fun! Celebratory events and departmental initiatives that follow public health guidelines and safely connect our employees are all part of our corporate culture.

Current job opportunities

Please visit our recruitment website to see all current job opportunities

Hybrid work options, onsite parking, free flu-shot clinics and a comprehensive benefits package and are just some of the ways we look after our employees!

Our work culture includes luncheons, team gatherings and celebratory events, all in keeping with public health guidelines to keep people connected and safe.

We administer 68 specialty and subspecialty exams per year.

We set the standards for approximately 67 disciplines of medicine and surgery and more than 34 areas of focused competence.

Employee benefits

  • A comprehensive benefits package: prescription drug coverage, vision, extended health and dental insurance, life insurance/accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability, pension plan and access to our employee and family assistance plan
  • Work-life balance: Family/personal days, paid time off at the end of December
  • Hybrid work arrangements: Flexible hours, and remote or onsite work options depending on the role and departmental requirements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Great location: Steps from the Rideau Canal, independent coffee shops and Lansdowne Park
  • Wonderful facilities: Free coffee, showers onsite, summertime picnic areas – and more!

I love working at the Royal College. My suggestions are valued and considered, and I’m given the opportunity to experiment with new tools and technology.

— Sartaj Gill, technical business analyst

The Royal College does worthwhile work to improve the health care of all Canadians and I am proud to tell people I work here.

— Melva Andrews, administrative coordinator