IMPORTANT: BC-PIP IMG Orientation Conferences will NOT be offered in 2016.
Overview of BC-PIP:
International medical graduates (IMGs) play a vital role in helping to address the issue of physician shortages across the province, especially in rural and remote communities. Since 2008, the BC Physician Integration Program (BC-PIP) has proudly supported the successful integration of practice-eligible, provisionally-licensed IMGs into British Columbia’s healthcare system. BC-PIP plays an important role in facilitating an increased supply of practice ready physicians across the province to underserved specialties and communities. BC-PIP has worked with more than 1000 IMGs to date, addressing content relevant to national, provincial and local healthcare, including professionalism norms and cultural and systemic expectations.
- MCCQE Part II Preparation Course This one-day course covers the expectations of the examination and provides hands-on opportunities to interact with standardized patients in mock OSCE clinical vignettes.
- Webinars and Online Resources for IMGs These learning opportunities focus on non-clinical topics relevant to the enhancement of IMG practice patterns.
- Online Resource for Supervisors This is a collection of supervisory tools, webinars and recorded faculty development presentations on topics including assessment, evaluation, and providing feedback.