Annual Report 2014 - Page 8

In 2014, we issued 4,667 certificates of registration – a 5% increase over the previous year. For 11 consecutive years, more certificates were issued to international medical graduates (IMGs) than to Ontario graduates. In fact, we issued 1,870 certificates to IMGs, more than any year previous. Total Issuance 4,900 4,800 4,700 4,600 4,500 4,400 4,300 4,200 4,100 4,000 3,900 5% Total Issuance by Source of Medical Degree 4,667 Ontario: 36% 4,441 1,870 1,678 Other Canada: 22% USA: 2% 1,007 International: 40% 112 2014 2013 Of the 4,667 certificates granted, 1,912 were “practice” certificates, and 2,755 were “postgraduate education” certificates. Practice certificates include all classes of registration, except the postgraduate education class. Of the 1,912 practice certificates issued, 80% (1,524) were independent practice certificates, the highest issuance since 1985. This is the class of certificate normally obtained after physicians complete postgraduate training and is held throughout their professional career. In 2014, we issued 2,755 postgraduate education certificates, up 6% over the previous year. Practice Certificates 1,920 3% 1,912 2,800 1,900 2,750 1,880 2,700 1,860 1,840 2,600 1,820 2,550 1,800 2,500 1,780 2,450 2013 6% 2,755 2,650 1,849 1,760 6 Postgraduate Education Certificates 2014 2,400 COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO 2,592 2013 2014