How Do I Become a Doctor
Read our tip sheet for more detailed information about the educational steps and registration requirements to become a doctor.
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- Applying to Ontario medical school is extremely competitive. In 2018, there were 6,664 applicants, but the total target class size is only 913 for all Ontario medical schools.
- After the completion of a Bachelor’s degree, additional education will usually take between 5 and 9 years depending on the specialty chosen.
- In 2017, 5,011 certificates of registration were issued by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
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