The Alberta Practitioner Link website will be shutting down on May 1, 2020. All content posted on the site, including open vacancies, user applications, etc. will come down at that time and will be deleted. If you are currently recruiting for or have applied to positions that extends beyond May 1st, please plan accordingly. All Alberta Health Services (AHS) physician opportunities will continue to be posted on Community clinics looking to post positions can contact AHS through the DrJobsAB website, if they are requiring sponsorship, or explore posting opportunities through PCNs or other general recruitment websites.


Frequently Asked Questions for Physicians

Physicians, both internationally-trained and Canadian-trained, often have similar questions about working in Alberta. Here are the most frequent questions we are asked:

  1. How do I get a sponsor as stated in my CPSA Review of Qualifications Letter?

  2. Why do I need an account with

  3. What is the Medical Council of Canada (MCC)?

  4. What is the difference between the MCCEE and LMCC?

  5. What is the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)?

  6. What is the Health Professions Act (HPA)?

  7. What is the Alberta Medical Association (AMA)?

  8. What is a Primary Care Network (PCN)?

To work in Alberta, you must obtain licensure from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta.