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What is sponsorship?

Posted April 10, 2024

Sponsorship is a step towards bringing internationally trained physicians into Alberta. It starts with identifying a family medicine position in a primary care setting in the sponsor’s community of choice. Sponsors are responsible for recruiting physicians, which includes selecting the successful candidate to undergo CPSA’s assessment process.

Sponsors also play a key role in financially supporting the physician from CPSA registration and assessments through to independent practice in the community.