Foreign-trained doctors claim Quebec medical schools discriminate

March 18, 2009

The Coalition of Associations of Foreign-Trained Doctors is accusing Quebec's 4 medical schools of refusing to hire immigrant physicians to fill residency spots in university-affiliated hospitals. The group is urging the province to hold a public inquiry to look into the alleged discrimination. The president of the conference of deans of medicine in Quebec says the universities' hiring practices are fair and rigorous. Montreal Gazette | CTV