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The National IMG Database Tracking the Assessment, Certification and Licensing of International Medical Graduates in Canada Steve Slade, VP Research and Analysis Tamara Brown, Project Manager Canadian Post-MD Education Registry Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Tracking Successful Practices and Outcomes The History Behind the IMG Database Primary Drivers of FQR for Physicians • Increased immigration of medical graduates to Canada • Balancing our need for physicians with public safety • Growing emphasis on foreign credential recognition and standardization • Ethical recruitment and treatment of IMGs Data in an Evolving Context Number of IMGs in the Active Physician Workforce, Canada, 1994-2008 History of the National IMG Database 2004 Canadian Task Force on the Licensure of International Medical Graduates 2005-2009 Phase 1: Foundational Activities 2010-2013 Phase 2: Development of an Analytical Agenda and Increasing Project Visibility Phase 1: Building Partnerships • Medical Council of Canada (MCC) • 7 IMG assessment centres • 17 Faculties of Medicine • The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) • Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ) • 9 regulatory authorities Phase 2: Outcomes and Indicators For Example… Outcome: Transparent, appropriate and expeditious pathways to practice • Indicator: numbers traversing various pathways • Indicator: average time between milestone events Outcome: Increased standardization across jurisdictions • Indicator: frequency of milestone events across jurisdictions • Indicator: frequency of migration across jurisdictions Tools and Strategies to Track IMGs Effective Indicators for Evaluating Progress towards Outcomes Four critical indicators along the path to licensure: •Success on Medical Council of Canada (MCC) Exams MCCQEE MCCQEI MCCQEII •Entry into postgraduate training (residency) •Certification with the CFPC, CMQ, or RCPSC •Licensure with a Canadian Regulatory Authority Number of IMGs who passed MCC Examinations, 2005-2010 Data in an Evolving Context Increased Number of First Year Post-MD Trainees Source: CAPER, AFMC, 2010. Note: Excludes visa trainees. Following a Cohort of Canadian Citizen IMGs 1491 MCCEE ASSESSEMENT 461 MCCQEI & MCCQEII 114 322 PGME 144 CFPC/RCPSC/CMQ 41 LICENSURE 2008-2010 CERTIFICATION WITH EE RCPSC/CFPC/CMQ PGME 1147 2522 1681 QEI Licensed 1530 829 QEII 1245 2008-2010 EE LICENSED PGME 1647 2604 377 QEI Certified 1256 633 QEII 763 Data Gaps versus Knowledge Gaps Data Gaps • Country where MCCEE is written (many write the EE abroad) • When was citizenship gained • Pre-medical experiences/education • MD program experiences Ø Clerkship component? Ø Clinical elective in Canada? Knowledge Gaps – Plans for Future Analysis CROSS- PREDICTORS OF PREDICTORS OF JURISDICTIONAL SUCCESS RETENTION ANALYSIS ALTERNATIVES FOR UNSUCCESSFUL IMGs PATHWAYS AND PROCESSES Thank you. The IMGs in Canada Project Team: Steve Slade, VP, Research and Analysis CAPER-ORIS Tamara Brown, Project Manager, email@example.com Linda Bourgeois, Research Associate, firstname.lastname@example.org This project is funded by the Government of Canada's Foreign Credential Recognition Program.
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