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Welcome to Transition into Practice Service (TiPS)

You’ve come to the right place to prepare for your future or to get the most out of your practice as an Ontario Physician.

Transition into Practice Service (TiPS) modules provide practical, career-focused information sourced from experts throughout Ontario’s health-care sector. Links to further learning are also provided, where available.

Remember, HFO MRA advisors can help you with all aspects related to practising in Ontario, from CV development and paperwork timelines to finding suitable job opportunities. Contact HFO MRA (practiceontario@healthforceontario.ca) to learn more.
 

Physician Well-Being

Physician Well-Being

Practising medicine is inherently demanding. The increasing pace and complexity of medical practice can add to the existing pressures of providing the best medical care to patients. This module highlights resources available to Ontario physicians to support their well-being.

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This module is best suited for:

✘ Medical Residents✔ New Graduates
✔ Practising Physicians✔ Relocating Physicians

Teaching as Part of Your Practice

Teaching as Part of Your Practice

Once established in your clinical practice, you may consider participating in medical education. This module explores the opportunity physicians have to become involved in teaching medical learners through one of the six medical schools in Ontario or through a distributed medical education (DME) program.

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This module is best suited for:

✘ Medical Residents✘ New Graduates
✔ Practising Physicians✔ Relocating Physicians

Compensation, Incentives and Benefits

Compensation, Incentives and Benefits

Different compensation models, incentives, and benefits are available to physicians practising in Ontario. This module offers new graduates and established physicians an overview of the types of compensation, incentives, and benefits available to Ontario physicians.

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This module is best suited for:

✘ Medical Residents✔ New Graduates
✘ Practising Physicians✔ Relocating Physicians

Providing Locum Coverage in Ontario

Providing Locum Coverage in Ontario

Providing locum coverage can offer an opportunity to explore a variety of practice settings. This module provides physicians with an overview of best practices and tips for locuming, resources for finding locum opportunities in Ontario, and overview of different provincial locum programs.

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This module is best suited for:

✘ Medical Residents✘ New Graduates
✔ Practising Physicians✔ Relocating Physicians

Finding Your Ideal Practice

Finding Your Ideal Practice

The search for your ideal job is an ongoing process. This module explains how and where to search for practice opportunities, directs you to resources that will help you evaluate practice opportunities, and offers CV tips and interview advice for when you are ready to apply to a practice opportunity.

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This module is best suited for:

✔ Medical Residents✔ New Graduates
✘ Practising Physicians✔ Relocating Physicians

Countdown to Practice

Countdown to Practice

There is a lot to consider during the transition-to-practice period and many important steps to take. This module will help guide you through all the necessary paperwork and steps before you begin to practise independently.

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This module is best suited for:

✘ Medical Residents✔ New Graduates
✘ Practising Physicians✘ Relocating Physicians

Business Side of Medicine

The Business Side of Medicine

When the time comes to begin your practice, it is important to understand the business side of medicine and the financial implications of certain practice decisions on your professional and personal life. This module offers an overview of business resources and services available to physicians practising in Ontario.

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This module is best suited for:

✔ Medical Residents✔ New Graduates
✔ Practising Physicians✔ Relocating Physicians

Physician Resources

Physician Resources

This module is a compilation of physician resources from a wide variety of topics that are relevant to practising medicine in Ontario.

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This module is best suited for:

✔ Medical Residents✔ New Graduates
✔ Practising Physicians✔ Relocating Physicians

Resources