Students and Residents


Students and Residents applying for Educational Licensure in Saskatchewan must be familiar with Bylaw 2.12 Education Licensure (see excerpt below).
For more information, consult the current
 Regulatory Bylaws for Medical Practice in Saskatchewan.



Bylaw 2.12 Educational Licensure

(a) 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)   meets the requirements applicable to all class of licences in paragraph 2.3, except as specified in paragraph (b);  and,

(ii)   meets one of the following requirements:

1.   is an undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan and has been recommended by the Dean or designate of that College; or

2.   is an undergraduate student enrolled in any other College of Medicine approved by Council and has been recommended by the Dean or designate of that College; or

3.   is a postgraduate student who has been appointed as a resident in a training program through the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan; or

4.   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; or

5.   is involved in an assessment or training program approved by the Council.

(b)  An undergraduate student or a postgraduate student who is a graduate of a LCME/CACMS approved school is not required to provide proof of having passed the examinations specified in paragraph 2.3 (d)(vii).

(c)  An applicant who is granted an Educational Licence under paragraph (a) (ii) 1., 2., 3., or 4. above may only practise medicine within the scope of the authority granted by the educational program of the College of Medicine or residency training program, as the case may be.

(d)  A person who is granted an Educational Licence under paragraph (a) (ii) 5. may only practise medicine within the scope of the assessment or training program approved by the Council.

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

(f)   The Council may authorize the holder of an Education Licence who is on the Education Register as a resident or by reason of other postgraduate training being undertaken by the physician, to engage in the practice of medicine (moonlighting) in addition to the educational program of the College of Medicine or residency training program, as the case may be, if the applicant has filed a practice plan with the office of the Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education and has received the approval of the Program Director in the physician’s program and the office of the Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education for that practice plan.

(g)  A person authorized to engage in additional medical practice under paragraph (f) may only practise medicine as authorized in the approval of the practice plan.

(h)  The authorization to engage in additional medical practice under paragraph (f) shall be subject to the following limitations:

(i)   the physician must have clear and immediate access to supervision including the availability of direct (on-site) supervision when necessary; and,

(ii)   the physician must function under the direct supervision of the most responsible physician - who retains primary responsibility for the patient. The physician shall not be a replacement or substitute for the most responsible physician; and,

(iii)  such other restrictions or limitations as may be specified by the Council.

(i)   The Council’s authorization to engage in additional medical practice under paragraph (f) shall automatically be revoked if the approval of the Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education or the Program Director is withdrawn.

(j)   A person whose name is entered on the Education Register shall not sign a document that requires the signature of a duly qualified medical practitioner, unless that person also holds a form of licensure permitting the person to engage in independent practice.

(k)  A person’s name shall be removed from the Education Register and their Educational Licence will terminate:

(i)   upon completion of the training or assessment program; or,

(ii)   upon removal of the person’s status with the assessment or training program; or,

(iii)  by Council for cause. 


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