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Important Notice!

Are you new to AIMGA? Register for our New Member Orientation (NMO). Click on the calendar tab then the event you wish to register for and reserve your seat. All sessions are currently offered via Zoom. Click here to download Zoom.

COVID-19

Please click here to visit our page containing all of our COVID-19 information for both IMGs and newcomer communities.

Member forum is now available!

AIMGA has been working behind the scenes to set up an online member forum. You can use the forum to ask questions or share information with other members. The forum is moderated by staff members and is available by clicking here.

Member groups are also available!

Online AIMGA groups are now available and these groups provide a variety of tools and information to group members. You can visit the Resources link for a group to access documents, links to videos, and so on. You can ask or answer questions in a group forum, and each group has a member directory can help you find peers and identify networking opportunities. You can send and receive private messages to other group members through the website. Please click here to see the list of groups that are available.

Expanded IMG pathways

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is expanding its pathways for IMGs to meet the requirements for ECFMG Certification and to participate in the 2022 National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match. The pathways evaluate IMGs' clinical and communication skills, which are critically important to participate in U.S. graduate medical education (GME) and to provide supervised patient care. Click here for more information.

New information for specialists

Are you an internationally trained specialist seeking licensure in Canada? The Royal College for specialists has updated their information regarding Practice Ready Eligibility. Click here for more information.

General Medical Council Information for IMGs

Would you like to determine if you're eligible for licensing in the United Kingdom? If you are an IMG with post-graduate qualifications, then this link may be of interest to you. Click here for more information.

CME SUMMER SALE

(CME Discount Ends June 30th) - Save 20% Off Your Entire Home-Study Course Order PROMO CODE: "June2022" Click here.

MLP-IMG Application is now open

The Manitoba Licensure Program for International Medical Graduates (MLPIMG) is a joint initiative of three organizations: Manitoba Health, The University of Manitoba, and CPSM. It is not a separate program of CPSM. The program was established to assist physicians in obtaining licensure (general practice) in the province of Manitoba for those physicians who may not meet the postgraduate clinical training requirements or where enhanced training is required. Click HERE for an application.
Deadline: September 15

July 2022 Newsletter

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Contact Us

Call Us:
403-520-7730

Calgary office in person hours:
Open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Email: calgary@aimga.ca

Edmonton office in person hours:
Open Monday to Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Email: edmonton@aimga.ca

Please click here for maps and additional info.

Member Spotlight

It's Never Too Late, Until It Is

This COVID-19 awareness video is provided by 19 To Zero, and features AIMGA Health and Wellness Team members Nuruddin Lakhani and Sara Abraha.

One-to-One Consultations

If you would you like to book a one-on-one consultation with a staff member, please click here. Select the staff member and the consultation type to view availability.

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31 Jul
July 31, 2022    
All Day
Candidates who sat the MCCQE Part 1 in the April to May 2022 session must share a PASS result with the AIMG Program through physiciansapply.ca [...]
31 Jul
July 31, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
31 Jul
July 31, 2022 - September 4, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
This Study Group assists Internationally Trained Physicians in preparing for the NAC OSCE. The competencies and the objectives for the NAC OSCE are reviewed and [...]
01 Aug
August 1, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Curious about the minimum standards for employment in Alberta? Join us and learn more about Employment Standards rules and responsibilities! Please confirm your seat below [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AIMGA is hosting a four-part New Member Orientation (NMO) session; Welcome Session, Residency Pathways, Practice Readiness Assessment (AB) and Other Provinces and Alternative Career Pathways. [...]
02 Aug
August 2, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
03 Aug
August 3, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
03 Aug
August 3, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
03 Aug
August 3, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
04 Aug
August 4, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
04 Aug
August 4, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
04 Aug
August 4, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
04 Aug
August 4, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
04 Aug
August 4, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
What are transferable skills? Every job requires specific skills and many of these are transferable from your past work. Identifying and developing these skills will [...]
04 Aug
August 4, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
05 Aug
August 5, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
05 Aug
August 5, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
05 Aug
August 5, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Are you interested in learning about applying for residency or the Practice Ready Assessment (SIPPA) in Saskatchewan? Join this session to explore the options that [...]
05 Aug
August 5, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
06 Aug
August 6, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
06 Aug
August 6, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
06 Aug
August 6, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
07 Aug
August 7, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
08 Aug
August 8, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
08 Aug
August 8, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
08 Aug
August 8, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) was founded in the 1980s to assist Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian refugees. They aimed to walk alongside newcomers [...]
08 Aug
August 8, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This session will offer insight to pathways to residency for Alberta (AIMGP), CaRMS and other provinces It is open to current members who may need [...]
09 Aug
August 9, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
10 Aug
August 10, 2022    
All Day
IMGs seeking to be matched to a residency position in British Columbia are required to participate in UBC’s Clinical Assessment Program (CAP). Application is now open: https://imgbc.med.ubc.ca/clinical-assessment/application-process/ [...]
10 Aug
August 10, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
10 Aug
August 10, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
10 Aug
August 10, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
11 Aug
August 11, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
11 Aug
August 11, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
11 Aug
August 11, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
11 Aug
August 11, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
11 Aug
August 11, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Knowing how to format a resume is important. Your resume should be professional and thorough. This session will present resume types and tips for writing [...]
11 Aug
August 11, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
12 Aug
August 12, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
12 Aug
August 12, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
12 Aug
August 12, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Are you interested in the pathways to licensure in provinces other than Alberta? Do you want to know more about applying for a residency position [...]
12 Aug
August 12, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
13 Aug
August 13, 2022    
All Day
The Manitoba Licensure Program for International Medical Graduates (MLPIMG) is a joint initiative of three organizations: Manitoba Health, The University of Manitoba, and CPSM. It is not [...]
13 Aug
August 13, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
13 Aug
August 13, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
13 Aug
August 13, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
14 Aug
August 14, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
15 Aug
August 15, 2022    
All Day
IELTS/OET/CELPIP results are now due.  This includes all re-writes, re-marking, re-evaluation, appeals, and Enquiry on Results (EORs).
15 Aug
August 15, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
15 Aug
August 15, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
15 Aug
August 15, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
All Day
AAISA Provincial Engagement Initiative (PEI) term - Edmonton Committee Time window not yet specified We would like to ask one participant from each agency send [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Since 1973, The Alex has been the whole story of health. We meet everyone where they are at and treat all people with dignity and [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This session will offer insights to the Practice Ready Assessment Route (PRA-AB) and other provincial PRA routes. It is open to current members who may [...]
16 Aug
August 16, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
17 Aug
August 17, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
17 Aug
August 17, 2022    
9:30 am - 11:00 am
(Lunch & Learn / Networking Event) The Jasper Place Wellness Centre (JPWC) was founded in 2006 by Murray Soroka and Taylor Soroka. Originally an emergency [...]
17 Aug
August 17, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
17 Aug
August 17, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join us for an online session facilitated by Dr. Leyla Samii. Dr. Samii is a graduate of Family Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan [...]
18 Aug
August 18, 2022    
12:00 am
18 Aug
August 18, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
18 Aug
August 18, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
18 Aug
August 18, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
18 Aug
August 18, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
18 Aug
August 18, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A cover letter introduces you to an employer. Writing a cover letter that effectively conveys your skills, knowledge, and experience in an effective way is [...]
18 Aug
August 18, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
19 Aug
August 19, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
19 Aug
August 19, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
19 Aug
August 19, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
20 Aug
August 20, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
20 Aug
August 20, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
20 Aug
August 20, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
20 Aug
August 20, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Please join us for an in-person MSK clinical workshop by Dr. Chris Penney. Dr. Penney is a clinical associate professor of medicine and clinician teacher [...]
20 Aug
August 20, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you preparing for the NAC OSCE? Please join us for an MSK clinical workshop by Dr. Chris Penney. Dr. Penney is a clinical associate [...]
21 Aug
August 21, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
22 Aug
August 22, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
22 Aug
August 22, 2022    
9:30 am - 11:30 am
22 Aug
August 22, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
All Day
AAISA Provincial Engagement Initiative (PEI) term - Calgary Committee Time window not yet specified We would like to ask one participant from each agency send [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dr. Sumedh Bele will be joining us to discuss the latest evidence/practices in patient-oriented and patient engagement research.   Dr. Sumedh Bele, PhD, MBBS, MPH is the Assistant [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This session will provide an overview of alternative careers pathway and inform you of our Career Transition Program. There will also be a basic guide [...]
23 Aug
August 23, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
24 Aug
August 24, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
24 Aug
August 24, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
24 Aug
August 24, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
24 Aug
August 24, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
24 Aug
August 24, 2022    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Description Netcare Training Student Education Services is hosting a Netcare Training through GotoWebinar. Alberta Netcare has developed a practice environment that simulates the Alberta Netcare [...]
25 Aug
August 25, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
25 Aug
August 25, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
25 Aug
August 25, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
25 Aug
August 25, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
25 Aug
August 25, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Regardless of where you are in your career, using best practices for email etiquette allows you to communicate clearly and make a positive impression with [...]
25 Aug
August 25, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
26 Aug
August 26, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
26 Aug
August 26, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
26 Aug
August 26, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Are you thinking about applying for a residency program in British Columbia? Did you already send your application to BC-CAP that is mandatory for all [...]
26 Aug
August 26, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
27 Aug
August 27, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
27 Aug
August 27, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
27 Aug
August 27, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
28 Aug
August 28, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
29 Aug
August 29, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
29 Aug
August 29, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
29 Aug
August 29, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
30 Aug
August 30, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
30 Aug
August 30, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
30 Aug
August 30, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
30 Aug
August 30, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
30 Aug
August 30, 2022    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clinical Workshop for those preparing for the NAC OSCE. This 3-hour session will use a combination of didactic and case based teaching to illustrate and [...]
30 Aug
August 30, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
31 Aug
August 31, 2022    
12:00 am - 11:45 pm
31 Aug
August 31, 2022    
All Day
IMGs seeking to be matched to a residency position in British Columbia are required to participate in UBC’s Clinical Assessment Program (CAP).
31 Aug
August 31, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
31 Aug
August 31, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
31 Aug
August 31, 2022    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
31 Aug
August 31, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This online mock NAC OSCE is open to members who have proof of exam registration for the upcoming NAC OSCE (Sep 17/18) Course details: Each [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
All Day
Applicants take the fall NAC Exam (if applicable).  Applicants must receive a pass standing for the NAC Exam to remain eligible for the AIMG Program. [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
All Day
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
You have  made it through the interview and have been asked for references. This session focuses on what a job reference is and provides you [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This online mock NAC OSCE is open to members who have proof of exam registration for the upcoming NAC OSCE (Sep 17/18) Course details: Each [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
02 Sep
September 2, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
02 Sep
September 2, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our staff is available to meet with members for the following purposes: In general (30-minute consultations; information and orientation): – to discuss your background training [...]
03 Sep
September 3, 2022    
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
03 Sep
September 3, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details Name Date/Time Location Online Categories Calendar Click the following link to download an ICS file that you can import into your calendar app: Description [...]
03 Sep
September 3, 2022    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Polya Ninova. Dr. Ninova is a graduate from the General Pediatric residency programs at the University of Calgary [...]
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Testimonials

My gratitude for all you did during the COVID-19 lockdown period

For the orientation, guidance, provision of resources and motivation you and your team at AIMGA provide for us the IMGs, I say thank you. We appreciate them all. I want to specially express my gratitude to you for all you did in ensuring we continued to pursue our goals during the COVID-19 lockdown period; it paid off tremendously, as my wife and I passed our QE1 exam that we prepared for during this time. You made it possible. We all at AIMGA, and the entire lockdown cohort say “thank you!”

Ogechukwu Nwobe

I was impressed by their support

I am very thankful to the AIMGA staff for their services, guidance, and support for my application for residency training. I was impressed by the extent of support AIMGA provides to its members from study groups, workshops, and mock exams to the point of entry into the residency programs.

Asia Rehman

I recommend AIMGA to anyone preparing for their medical exams

Thank you AIMGA for all the help. I recommend AIMGA to anyone preparing for their medical exams.

Winifred O. Ebhomien

The CTP program helped me develop important skills during my career transition

The CTP program helped me develop important skills like networking during my career transition. I got exposure to a wide variety of options and what I needed to achieve those targets. I have also made some lasting friendships with some members in my cohort.

Catherine Akinola

AIMGA’s study group really helped me

I have passed QE1 and I want to show my gratitude toward AIMGA. AIMGA’s study group really helped me by providing the materials needed to prepare myself and the group discussions helped me to clarify the various topics particularly the portion on ethics. I am really thankful to AIMGA and I hope they continue providing this support for future IMGs.

Tasmira Mohib

AIMGA gave me the tools to succeed

I am a Canadian who studied abroad. Upon returning to Canada, I experienced nothing but hurdles and was at the point of giving up. It was the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta who gave me AIMGA’s contact information. My first telephone encounter, and every subsequent interaction with AIMGA has been nothing but positive. AIMGA has given me the resources and tools that I need to succeed. I could not have gotten to where I am, and where I will be in the future, had it not been for AIMGA. Thank you for all that you do!!

Al Taylor

AIMGA has made me feel valued and respected

My association with AIMGA has been very rewarding. The challenges of IMGs are real but surmountable and I found AIMGA to be tremendously helpful to meet those challenges. I have always felt being valued, respected and well supported in my journey towards integration into Canadian healthcare system.

Mukesh Gupta

Words are not enough to say thank you

Words are not enough to say thank you. The time and guidance offered from the office staff from arrangements to workshops and lectures to one to one sessions with correction, review and preparation in all the steps to licensure are invaluable. Great thanks for Monica, Mahenaz, and Kim.

Safa Elhassan

Thanks for assistance during my residency pathway

I am extremely thankful and express my sincere gratitude to the AIMGA team for the incredible assistance offered during my residency pathway.

Shahistha Sayeda

The NAC mock exam had an immense, invaluable contribution to my success

I want to express my appreciation for the unwavering and unlimited support I enjoyed in preparation for MCCQE1 and NAC OSCE exams. AIMGA preparatory classes and importantly NAC mock exam had an immense, invaluable contribution to the success I achieved in the exams. Dr. Nuruddin, I appreciate your courteous, polite, insightful, focused and mindful coordination of the online zoom meetings. The online Zoom meetings made participation feasible for many and we pray it continues. Appreciation to all AIMGA members of staff for their selfless contribution in helping IMGs achieve their dream.

Segun Oladele

I credit AIMGA for meeting my deadline

The best part of AIMGA is, without a doubt, the support for CaRMS – I credit AIMGA for my meeting the application deadlines this year. As a result of Deidre’s invaluable coaching, I have been able to update my CaRMS application form and develop my personal letters.

Maryam A. Poor

Thanks a million!

I want to sincerely thank you for all you do for us at AIMGA. I am so delighted to see my IELTS results following the classes AIMGA organized as they made the difference and I achieved the score I needed. Writing is no longer an obstacle. Thanks a million!

Ileapigie Lamai

The services are phenomenal

The services and stepwise guidance provided at AIMGA are phenomenal. It is a one stop center for IMGs to answer their questions related to pathways into different health care professions or back into practice of medicine through the practice-ready stream or residency training.

Asia Rehman

Thanks for your excellent guidance

I would like to extend a huge thanks to Rossalia for her excellent guidance and support during my CaRMS journey. Indeed, she is the best!

Shahistha Sayeda

I truly appreciate all AIMGA has done for me

I cannot thank you enough for the support you have given me over the last year. There are certain times in a person’s life when you fully understand the value of a professional support. Thanks a lot Deidre, Kim, Monica, and Mahenaz for your great effort in organizing different exam preparation courses, mock exams, and friendly advice. I truly appreciate all AIMGA has done for me.

Mehdi Houshmandi

Thank you so much!

AIMGA provides a huge educational platform at nominal rates for all IMGs and for which I wish to express my gratitude from the bottom of my heart to all the team members who make it possible. Thank you so much! “Never stop doing little things for others, sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their HEARTS.” Please keep the good work going.

Sunil Bhat

The study groups at AIMGA were very instrumental to my success

I came across AIMGA via a friend, and I have to say, joining AIMGA has been one of the best decisions I ever made. The study groups at AIMGA were very instrumental to my success in passing the MCCQE1 and NAC OSCE. AIMGA helped me focus on reading and kept me motivated. Apart from getting to pass my exams, I was able to connect with people on the same journey as me and I made good friends in the process. I am indeed very thankful to the work and dedication AIMGA staff put into the success of all it’s members.

Oluwabukola Olaniyan

The CTP program was invaluable at helping me carve out a career path for myself

The CTP program was invaluable at helping me carve out a career path for myself. Firstly it made me feel less alone in this journey. The various mentors and the paths they had taken offered great insight and hope and gave the confidence I needed to make a transition in my career. I shared my interests and the program advisors were very helpful in connecting me to people in the industry. This gave me real insights into the industry, it’s requirements and my place in it. I feel without all the support at AIMGA I would have still been unsure and possibly still trying to get into residency with the odds stacked against me. As opposed to this, now I am part of a Masters program and have the path set towards a career of my interest. I am grateful for all the support the CTP and AIMGA provide.

Hafsa Yasin

Thanks for being helpful with my CaRMS application

Being a member of AIMGA had always been very helpful for me. Like many others, this is my first time applying to CARMS. Before CET, I wasn’t aware of the details of supporting documents required for CARMS application. I would like to thank AIMGA specially Mahenaz who did a wonderful job delivering CETs to IMGs and being helpful regarding my CaRMS application and reviewing my Resume and Personal Statements.

Huma Shakir

If you want to go far, go together

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”– African Proverb Thank you AIMGA for going on this journey with me.

Arit Archibong-Akpan

My study group helped me ace my QE2 exams

I would like to express my utmost appreciation to AIMGA for being a pacesetter as a support system for IMGs in Canada. The input from the MCCQE2 study group I partook in from January to April of 2018, helped me ace my QE2 Examinations with flying colours and I am now a proud recipient of the LMCC.

Dr. Oluseyi Akinola

I feel a true sense of belonging

I call it “My AIMGA” as I feel a true sense of belonging there. AIMGA is truly a one stop shop for all I need to pursue my medical license in Canada. At each step, I make sure I navigate their resources and check what’s available at AIMGA as they truly present only the best – the best and most qualified staff, facilitators, and the best materials and preparatory classes. For courses that are not funded, they are affordable, All that they do is in a very friendly and welcoming environment that promotes development and prosperity. I owe them a lot in terms of what I have been able to achieve so far.

Tuga Yousif

Thank you for for bringing highly knowledgeable educators to help with our exam preparation

I want to pay my thanks to Deidre and whole team and especially to Dr. Bruce Fisher for conducting wonderful and very informative NAC OSCE preparation sessions. I benefited a lot from AIMGA’s QE1 study groups and I’m hoping that the NAC OSCE study groups will also be very helpful for me in my upcoming NAC exam. Once again, thank you very much for always being there for IMGs and for bringing highly knowledgeable educators such as Dr. Fisher for our learning.

Faiza Saeed

AIMGA provides exemplary support

AIMGA, a centre of excellence, is working relentlessly to bring change in the lives of IMGs. They are providing exemplary support to IMG in this process of transition. My heartiest felicitations to the brilliant staff of AIMGA.

Abdullah Azad

I am sure I am in the right place

I want to thank your team at AIMGA for your guidance and giving all of us, as members, the opportunities to pursue our dreams in many different ways. As I told Deidre in the New Member Orientation session, thanks to all the staff for the support I have felt at AIMGA, “The sun has come out again for me”. I am sure I am in the right place, with a marvelous team that is engaged to help each and every one of us at every step. Thank you all ever so much.

Christine Weber

AIMGA supported my dream

Honestly AIMGA encouraged me to keep studying, supported my dream, and challenged me to keep it up!

Luma Al-Dulaimi

Thank you for your highly professional services

Thank you Mahenaz! I want to express my sincere and heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for your highly professional and competent services, provided in both a friendly and accessible manner.

Sara Hafeez

AIMGA was instrumental in my path to practice

The journey to practice in Canada is long and arduous. There were days when I felt like a boat in a rough storm at sea. Despite my determination and conviction, without AIMGA’s guidance I would not make the distance to practice. AIMGA, under the leadership of Deidre, was instrumental in my success. My sincerest and heartfelt THANK YOU to all at AIMGA, I will remain forever grateful!!

Nawal Naeem

I’m grateful in the help preparing my documents

I am pleased with the service from the AIMGA Edmonton office regarding my CaRMS application this year. I’m especially grateful to Mahenaz Layton for her dedication and professional support to help me to prepare my documents.

Nasima Akhter

AIMGA is like my second home

I always considered AIMGA as my second home. It is true that I have persistently found encouragement, hope and professional support from this extraordinary organization, since the last four years of my struggle. All AIMGA’s programs are designed to facilitate IMGS to achieve not only their professional goals but also to achieve their integrity in Canada. Words are short to say thank you AIMGA, we love you.

Saadia Batool

You have renewed my hope as an IMG

Deidre, I want to express my profound gratitude to you for the great job you are doing at AIMGA. Indeed, your coming has renewed my hope and desire to pursue fulfillment and satisfaction as an IMG. Your advocacy for IMGs especially in Alberta has been amazing. Even in events where we might not be present, you have held forth for us. Thank you for all that you do.

Mark Ekpekurede

AIMGA has provided the courage to achieve my goals

AIMGA has been, for me, a light amid darkness and gloom. Certainty in areas of uncertainty and courage to achieve my goals in times of despair. Giving the right kind of information and encouragement in the face of vast information that are almost drowning. Thanks to the team at AIMGA for the great work you all do.

Mark Ekpekurede

They were instrumental in my exam preparation

AIMGA was very instrumental in my preparation for the MCC examinations as well as my application for residency. I am grateful to AIMGA for all the resources along the way; I am currently a resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Alberta and I owe it largely to AIMGA.

Ekua Amponsah Agyemang

My success was not possible without the support of AIMGA

I just want to take this opportunity to convey my gratitude and thanks to you and the whole team of AIMGA as today I got my QE1 results and passed. I must say that this success was not possible without the support of AIMGA. The QE1 study group is amazing and helped me a lot to accomplish this first step of my long journey. Once again Deidre, thanks to you and your whole team for their great efforts and continuous support for all IMGs.

Faiza Saeed

Their dedication is incredible

I am so grateful for being a member of AIMGA as it has been so beneficial for us in our journey to achieving our goals! The dedication and supports that we receive are incredible! Your workshops are great to help us going through our paths with confidence! Special thanks to Deidre for her effort regarding my CaRMS CV and personal letter! Thank you!

Banafsheh Manafian