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Newfoundland Regulation 1996
(Filed June 4, 1996)
Under the authority of section 13 of the Medical Act, the Newfoundland Medical Board with the approval of the Minister of Health makes the following regulations.
Robert N. Young,
Lloyd G. Matthews
1. S.4 Amdt.
2. S.6 Amdt.
3. S.6 Amdt.
1. Paragraph 4(8)(b) of the
(b) have completed 2 years of postgraduate training acceptable to the board, one year of which will be in a program accredited by the FMLAC, CFPC or the RCPSC and affiliated with a CACMS/LCME accredited medical school and which training shall
(i) include 8 week rotations in each of surgery, medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, psychiatry and family medicine or emergency medicine, or
(ii) be completed in a family practice training program accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and meet program objectives in surgery, medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, psychiatry and family medicine or emergency medicine,
2. Subparagraph 6(3)(b)(i) of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after clause (B) the following:
(i) satisfactorily completed a period of postgraduate
training in the
(ii) passed a specialist higher qualification examination acceptable to the board,
(iii) been granted an academic appointment at professorship level n a school of medicine in Canada, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or the Republic of South Africa, and
(iv) been recognized by the board as holding full specialist or consultant status in the country where postgraduate training was completed,
3. Subsection 6(5) of the regulations is repealed and the following is substituted:
(5) Applicants whose first language is not English, must demonstrate to the board reasonable fluency in the English language.
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