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Transition to Practice

The Ontario College of Family Physicians Residents Committee developed the following resources to support you during the transition to independent practice. View the modules below for a step-by-step guide to help you feel confident during this time. This is also available in PDF. To accompany the guide, your OCFP resident reps also developed a checklist to track your steps along the way.

Foundations

Content:

  • Key Resources for Transition to Independent Practice
  • Professional Membership
  • Exams Prior to Practice

Setting Up

Content:

  • Insurance
  • Email
  • OHIP Billing Number
  • WSIB Ontario Number

Structure

Content:

  • Family Medicine Models

Opportunities

Content:

  • Moonlighting (PGY3s/Fellows)
  • Rural Family Medicine Incentives
  • Hospital Privileges
  • Finding a Job