Resignation and retirement

Resigning or retiring completely from practice

Registrants looking to retire or resign have the following options:

Begin resignation process

Refer to the College practice standards and professional guidelines

Registrants must ensure that they clearly and accurately document the location of their medical records.

Switching to the surgical assistant class of registration

Registrants in the surgical assistant class are required to complete the annual licence renewal process and are exempt from continuing competency requirements under section 2-5 of the Bylaws.

Learn more about the requirements for surgical assistant

Switching to locum services only

To complete a locum tenens, physicians and surgeons must be registered and licensed by the College. As such, they may wish to maintain their full registration.

Learn more about the requirements for locum licence