Independent Review of Access to Postgraduate Programs by International Medical Graduates in Ontario; Volume II: Analysis and Background

Published: September 30, 2011

By George Thomson and Karen Cohl

In October 2010, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care commissioned an independent review of the selection process for international medical graduates seeking postgraduate positions at Ontario’s faculties of medicine, to identify and assess barriers in that process and to recommend solutions. Volume II explores the following items:

  • What the selection process looks and feels like for international medical graduates and faculty members
  • Data from the 2011 selection process and an in-depth look at three program areas
  • The evolution of international medical graduate programs in Ontario
  • Concepts of fairness and decisions of courts and tribunals
  • International medical graduate programs in other provinces
  • References to reports and studies