Program Components

The goal of this unique learning opportunity is to successfully integrate highly qualified, skilled, and experienced internationally trained medical doctors (ITMDs) into non-licensed healthcare employment. The program provides additional skills needed for participants to gain employment in health research, health informatics, data analysis, and health management positions in Canada as an alternative to medical doctor licensing.

For more information regarding the admission requirements and applying to the program, visit

Those who successfully complete this course series are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Required Courses

CKHS 100   Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD):  Health Research Methodology
CKHS 110   Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD):  Health Informatics and Data Management
CKHS 120   Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD):  Fund of PM for Health Professionals
CKHS 140   Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD):  Health Pro Comm and Ldshp Skills
CKHS 150   Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD):  Multidsc Hlth Rsrch/Mgnt Seminar

Once you have successfully completed the courses, email The Chang School at with your name, student number, and the course series you have completed. Upon verification, you will receive your professional development award.

Supplementary Course

The following course gives ITMDs the opportunity to further develop their learning and professional skills; however, it is not required for the Professional Development Award.

CKHS 130   Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMD):  Practicum Placement