Request for Proposals Issued to Overview Increasing Memorial College School of Drugs

A Request for Proposals has been issued by Memorial College to evaluate rising the School of Drugs from 80 college students to 90 college students. These extra seats could be used to permit for an extra 10 medical college students from Newfoundland and Labrador.

The present 80 seats within the School of Drugs’s four-year undergraduate medical program consists of 65 seats for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, with the remaining 15 seats allotted for learners from different components of Canada.

The profitable proponent will evaluate the necessities of the enlargement, comparable to infrastructure and staffing, resourcing and gear. Data on the RFP is on the market right here, and knowledge on RFPs and tenders issued and awarded by the division and different public our bodies is on the market at

Analysis exhibits that college students who research and full their medical schooling of their residence province have a better price of staying in that province as a working towards doctor. Rising the variety of reserved seats for college students from Newfoundland and Labrador will present a chance for extra learners from this province to review medication proper right here at residence. The enlargement would assist make sure that extra physicians who obtain their schooling at Memorial College will proceed to follow within the province as soon as they’ve obtained full licensure.

As well as, on account of the division’s recruitment incentives, prior to now month, extra physicians have agreed to follow in Newfoundland and Labrador communities, together with Bonavista, Springdale and on the Burin Peninsula. A doctor has additionally agreed to supply service through digital clinics for Bishop’s Falls.

Extra info for well being care professionals fascinated with studying concerning the alternatives and incentives to work in Newfoundland and Labrador is on the market at


“We acknowledge there’s a international scarcity of physicians. Whereas our recruitment incentives and initiatives are working to draw and retain well being care professionals, we additionally acknowledge the significance of extra Newfoundlanders and Labradorians receiving their schooling right here within the province. By increasing the variety of seats on this program, we may also help guarantee extra physicians from Newfoundland and Labrador are educated right here and can follow right here. That is yet another step to securing extra native physicians for the long run.”

Honourable Tom Osborne

Minister of Well being and Group Companies

“We recognize this partnership with authorities to evaluate the potential of increasing the physician of medication program. Memorial College is dedicated to bettering academic alternatives for Newfoundlanders and Labadorians in a sustainable manner. The School of Drugs has acquired nationwide recognition for the variety of graduates working in rural follow 10 years after commencement. This initiative aligns with Memorial’s precedence to assist enhance the lives of individuals on this province.”

Dr. Neil Bose

President and Vice-Chancellor, Memorial College


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