Train in the United States. Practice medicine abroad.
“Oh, Canada! Every presidential election cycle, my colleagues joke that if the election result is not to their liking, they will move to Canada. On election night 2016, ‘move to Canada’ trended on Google, and the Canadian immigration website crashed. This election cycle America is having an existential crisis. What does America stand for? Who is American? What are American values? This time around, my colleagues aren’t chuckling. Instead, they are frantically emailing Canadian colleagues, scouring the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons site for details, and hoping they don’t have to take additional exams.
So, to ease the presidential election anxiety, here’s a guide on practicing medicine in Canada.”
Ashwini Bapat is a palliative care physician.
She shares her story and discusses the KevinMD article, “Election anxiety? Here’s a guide to practicing medicine in Canada.” (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/11/election-anxiety-heres-a-guide-to-practicing-medicine-in-canada.html)