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a physician currently holding General Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island request to opt-in to the Atlantic Registry.

My home College, defined by the Atlantic province where I hold an annual registration/licence to practise medicine and the location of my usual place of practice, is The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Prince Edward Island.

If approved for the Atlantic Registry, you may only practise medicine outside of your home province after you have been issued a licence/registration in each Atlantic province.

Atlantic Licensing Authorities Party to this Agreement

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island

Eligibility Requirements

  • hold a Full, General or Regular Licence with the home College;
  • is not subject to a Licensing Sanction as outlined below:
    • revocation of a physician’s registration or licence;
    • suspension of a physician’s licence; or
    • imposition of restrictions or conditions on a licence, including those conditions or restrictions agreed to by a physician in an agreement or undertaking.
  • is not the subject of an open complaint which has been referred to a disciplinary panel or tribunal and a decision is pending;
  • is not subject to monitoring or undergoing a quality assurance or fitness to practice review as a result of a concern raised regarding the physician’s health or competency to practice medicine; and
  • no other serious issues relating to the physician identified by the Registrar.

Responsibilities of the physician

  • I will be responsible for obtaining appropriate credentialing/privileging with the relevant Health Authorities in each province where I practise.
  • I will be required to ensure I have appropriate Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) coverage in each province where I practise.
  • I must become a member of the medical professional association as defined by each province.
  • I will abide by the continuing professional development, currency of practice, and quality programs as required by my home College.
  • I will abide by all other College policies, practice standards and guidelines, by-laws, and Provincial laws in whichever province I am practising.

I acknowledge that any complaints made against me after being approved for the Atlantic Registry will be adjudicated in the province where the patient encounter took place. I acknowledge that this information will be shared with all Atlantic Colleges.

Licence Renewal
I acknowledge that I must complete an annual renewal with my home College, and the outcome of my renewal will be reported to all Atlantic Colleges. The details provided in my annual registration renewal may be shared with all Atlantic Colleges. By renewing my licence with my home College, I will remain on the Atlantic Registry unless I request to opt-out or no longer meet the requirements of the Registry.

I acknowledge that I must pay a fee upon initial opt-in on the Atlantic Registry and annually as part of my registration renewal, in addition to any other annual fees.

Removal from the Registry
I understand I may be removed from the Atlantic Registry if any of the following occurs at any time:

  • I opt out by written notice to my home College;
  • my usual place of practice is no longer within the regions governed by the Atlantic Colleges;
  • I fail to meet the requirements for licensure or renewal of licensure in my home College;
  • I fail to continue to meet the requirements set out in the above eligibility requirements; or
  • an Atlantic College identifies an issue with my conduct, capacity, or competence that no longer qualifies me for participation in the Atlantic Registry.
In addition to any information included in the above, any information which the Registrar concludes may be relevant to the receiving Colleges, including information on the ethical conduct, competence, or capacity of the physician.
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