Eligibility criteria

A mandatory rotation is a rotation required in order to obtain specialist certification from the Collège des médecins du Québec and/or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or in order to obtain certification in family medicine from the Collège des médecins du Québec and/or the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). The mandatory rotation must not be available in one of the establishments listed. Expenses are reimbursed on the basis of available funds.

A recommended elective rotation is included in residents’ postgraduate education program or is the subject of a written recommendation from their program director. This paid rotation must appear on residents’ training card in order for expenses to be reimbursed. The recommended elective rotation must not be available in one of the establishments listed. Expenses are reimbursed on the basis of available funds, once reimbursement has been made for mandatory rotations.

An elective rotation is a rotation listed on residents’ rotation card and has to be performed in Quebec. Expenses from this rotation are reimbursed, on the basis of available funds, after reimbursement has been made for mandatory rotations and recommended elective rotations.