Students and Residents

Resident Newsletter - March 2017

Section 2.14 of the Bylaws pursu
ant to The Medical Professional Act, 1981 permit the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan to issue licences in the following circumstances:

2.14 Educational Licences

The Council may register and issue an Educational Licence to a person who produces evidence in a form and manner that may be prescribed by Council that the person:

(i) is an undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan and has been recommended by the Dean of that College; or
 
(ii) is an undergraduate student enrolled in any other College of Medicine approved by Council and has been recommended by the Dean of that College; or
 
(iii) is a postgraduate student who has been appointed as a resident or fellow in a training program through the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan; or
 
(iv) is a postgraduate student enrolled as a resident in a residency training program other than a training program through the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, but who is enrolled in a temporary elective through the College of Medicine;
 
(v) is involved in a assessment or training program approved by the Council;

A person who is granted an Educational Licence under paragraph (i),(ii), (iii), or (iv) above may only practise medicine within the scope of the authority granted by the educational program of the College of Medicine or residency or fellowship training program, as the case may be.

A person who is granted an Educational Licence under paragraph (iv) may practice medicine within the scope of the assessment or training program approved by the Council.

An Educational Licence may be granted subject to restrictions or conditions, which shall be stated in the Licence.

A person’s name shall be removed from the education register

(i) Upon completion of the training or assessment program;
(ii) Upon removal of the person’s status with the assessment or training program.
(iii) By Council for cause.

Moonlighting
University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine residents who wish to apply for licensure to moonlight require the following documentation and approvals:

College of Medicine Moonlighting Application form
  - this must be signed by the Program Director and the Associate Dean Postgraduate Medical Education

CPSS Moonlighting Endorsement for Intern/Resident Licence
  - to be signed by the Program Director

A position description
  - provided by the College of Medicine

Required competencies checklist
  - 
signed by the Program Director

Moonlighting Practice Plan
  - signed by the moonlighting supervisor​

Confirmation of LMCC designation
  - 
shared in physiciansapply.ca

Identification
  - a notarized copy of your valid driver's licence or passport

Once all the above requirements/documents are assembled and approved by the CPSS, the resident will receive a request for the following:​
CPSS notarized educational endorsement application form 
Fees for the endorsement
Insurance undertaking
   - 
 the resident will be required to provide a copy of their CMPA coverage to the CPSS within 30 days of licensure

Residents who wish to moonlight should first contact the College of Medicine postgraduate office to obtain the necessary documents.