Annual Report 2017 - Page 10

Source of medical degree for 2017 registrants 40% INTERNATIONAL 3% USA 35% ONTARIO 23% OTHER CANADA For 14 consecutive years, more certificates were issued to International Medical Graduates (IMGs) than to Ontario graduates. IMGs obtained their medical degree in 108 different countries from around the globe. Saudi Arabia Physicians from the following top 10 locations received the highest number of certificates: 137 264 Ireland  204 United Kingdom Dutch Caribbean 82 Egypt 65 Iran 56 India Grenada Australia Nigeria 134 96 51 51 Fast Fact 861 physicians resigned from the College in 2017. This number is significantly lower than in the years 2016 (907) and 2015 (965) CPSO ANNUAL REPORT 2017 // page 10