DocTalk 2022 - Volume 9 Issue 2

By: Debra-Jane Wright, Director, Registration Services

Residents Completing Training - What now?

First off, congratulations! We know it has been a long and hard journey, filled with many sacrifices along the way, but you did it!  If you feel unsure what to do next when it comes to registering for your licence, please refer to our Guide to Registration for Residents Completing Training, to help you navigate your way forward.

A couple of high points are summarized below:

  1. 1. Please make sure to submit your documentation well in advance of your required start date;
  2. 2. If required, please arrange for a Certificate of Professional Conduct (CPC) to be emailed the CPSS as soon as possible;

  3. 3. All changes or delays to your program must be approved by the College of Medicine;

  4. 4. Please make sure to include and share all required information through (verified identity documents, examination results and medical degree).

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out and speak to someone in Registration Services.
Please call (306) 244-7355 during office hours (8:30am – 4:30pm) and ask to speak to someone in Registration, or email


By: Debra-Jane Wright, Director, Registration Services
  Residents!  Are you interested in Moonlighting*? 

Residents who plan to provide moonlighting coverage during the academic year must obtain permission from the Program Director at the Post-Graduate Medical Education (PGME) Office. To request application forms and instructions, contact Sam Curnew, PGME Electives & Administrative Processes, at

Moonlighting may be issued for the following periods:

  • May 1 to October 31
  • November 1 to April 30

To learn more, visit our website.

* Moonlighting refers to residents working as an independent physician, outside of the scope of their residency training program.



By: Debra-Jane Wright, Director, Registration Services

What does it mean to be “transitioning to a Regular Licence”?

If you have successfully passed that last remaining exam, or if you have received notice that you have successfully passed your Summative Assessment or completed any remaining requirement that stood between you receiving your regular licence, then it might mean that you are in a position to be transitioned to a regular licence.  




By: Debra-Jane Wright, Director, Registration Services
  ANNUAL RENEWAL PLANNING - Are You Ready for Renewal?

Annual licensure and Corporate Permit renewal will begin in October, 2022.

You will receive email notifications from CPSS to inform you of the start date and launch date once the online portal is open.  Find out about dates & what you need to renew seamlessly.





By: Debra-Jane Wright, Director, Registration Services
  New Questions This Year for Physician Licensure Renewal

The CPSS will be introducing new health-related questions this year.  Please refer to the article titled Recent amendments to the Health-related Renewal Questions in the Legally Speaking section of this issue of DocTalk.





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