Information for Finishing Residents

Finishing Information from Maritime Resident Doctors


This is a very exciting time for you. Maritime Resident Doctors wants to do everything we can to help you during this transitional period. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact the office at any time.

Below (and the navigation on the left) are some links that you may find helpful. Take a few moments to look through and make sure you’re up-to-date on everything you need to do.

Also, the CMA produces a document each year called New In Practice.  It has a ton of useful information. 

Finishing Information From Doctors Nova Scotia

Congratulations on finishing your residency! During this stage of your career there are many decisions to make. One important question may be running through your mind is where will I practice? Doctors Nova Scotia hopes you consider practicing in Nova Scotia.

As a practicing physician in this province you must become a member of Doctors Nova Scotia. We are the member based organization representing and protecting physicians within Nova Scotia. We strive to take care of you, so you can work to better the lives of Nova Scotians.

In addition to our role in negotiating physician remuneration, Doctors Nova Scotia offers full members a complete health and dental plan, access to a confidential physician wellness program, leadership and business training, access to thousands of online clinical tools and electronic medical record support.

There is ample opportunity for you to become an involved and engaged physician. Doctors Nova Scotia makes being connected to the medical community easy, you can follow us on Twitter (@@Doctors_NS), or check out the website where you can subscribe to the CEO’s blog, read the DoctorsNS magazine and check out the latest policy positions.

As a physician in Nova Scotia it’s important for you to know that you must pay membership dues to Doctors Nova Scotia in order to keep your medical license in good standing. CLICK HERE to learn more about membership categories.

Nova Scotia prides itself on having happy, healthy and productive physicians. A membership with Doctors Nova Scotia offers optimal services to meet your professional and personal needs. We would be honoured to have you join our province of outstanding physicians.

For more information visit under the ‘Practicing in Nova Scotia’ section or contact us today.

Catherine Carnegy Membership officer Doctors Nova Scotia Telephone: 902-468-1866 ext. 234 Toll-free: 1-800-563-3427 e-mail:

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