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Membership criteria and benefits

Doctors Nova Scotia membership is open to all physicians licensed to practice in Nova Scotia, medical students, and residents (including fellows).

As members of Doctors Nova Scotia, physicians benefit from being part of a united voice that advocates for an adequately supported health-care system, quality health-care delivery, and a healthier Nova Scotia.

Benefits of membership

Membership with Doctors Nova Scotia also allows access to benefits that include:

Becoming a member

Doctors Nova Scotia membership is open to all physicians licensed to practice in Nova Scotia, medical students, and residents (including fellows).

Membership criteria

Membership with Doctors Nova Scotia requires that one of the following criteria is met:

  • A licensed physician in Nova Scotia.
    Physicians licensed to practice medicine in Nova Scotia are required to be a member of Doctors Nova Scotia according to the province’s Medical Act.
  • A student enrolled in Dalhousie Medical School or at Université de Sherbrooke's medical school as a Nova Scotia student.
  • Residents who belong to the Maritime Resident Doctors or are fellows under the sponsorship of a licensed physician in Nova Scotia.