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Physician Stream

The Physician Stream helps IWK Health to recruit and retain physicians with the required skills for positions that we've been unable to fill with a permanent resident or Canadian citizen.



The Physician Stream is open only to general practitioners and specialist physicians (NOC 3111) with signed, approved opportunities with IWK Health. In order to proceed with the Physician Stream you would have to be chosen as the selected candidate from one of our vacant positions and also be able to obtain a Nova Scotia Practicing License.  

For more information about to the Physician Stream, visit Nova Scotia immigration.

In terms of your eligibility in licensure, please visit the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

For more information please email