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Department of Health and Community Services

16 May 2024

Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) is a corporation established under the Provincial Health Authority Act responsible for providing the delivery and administration of health and community services in the five health zones in Newfoundland and Labrador. [...] Specialist Physician is a medical professional recognized as a specialist by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and/or the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. [...] Eligibility criteria for physicians with ties to Newfoundland and Labrador (at least one of the following must be applicable): • Born in Newfoundland and Labrador; • Trained in Newfoundland and Labrador; • Performed residency in Newfoundland and Labrador; • Educated in Newfoundland and Labrador; • Previously practiced in Newfoundland and Labrador; or, • Have other ties to Newfoundland and Labrador. [...] Eligibility criteria: • Physicians who are new to practice (in the final three years of a residency program at a Canadian University); or • Physicians new to the province (have lived out of province for a minimum of 24 months); or • Physicians new to working with NL Health Services. [...] The aim of the Part-Time Annual Commitment Program is to incentivize physicians residing outside of the province to provide rotating coverage for rural and remote sites (i.e.


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