Increased number of places reserved for First Nations and Inuit within the faculties of medicine


Last updated 4/5/2019 at 2:31pm

WENDAKE, Quebec—Since 2008, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) has actively worked with the four faculties of medicine of Quebec to implement the Quebec First Nations and Inuit Faculties of Medicine Program (QFNIFMP). To date, 44 First Nations students were admitted in the program, and six of them have already completed their training and are now family physicians or specialist physicians.

Initially, four places were reserved annually for First Nations and Inuit students. In the past few years, however, the number of applications has...

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