Choose to Work in Ontario

Ontario is a great place for regulated health professionals who want to experience a dynamic career. Learn about practice requirements, the immigration process and other essential information that you need to know to work in the province. Services are also available to help you navigate the licensing and registration process.

Evolving Role: Physician Assistant

The physician assistant (PA) is a new role that has been introduced into Ontario’s health care system. The PA works within a patient care team and assists a supervising physician in delivering medical services, such as conducting patient interviews, performing selected tests, and counselling patients on preventative health care.

Practice Requirements
Learn about the requirements you must meet to work as a regulated health care professional in Ontario.

Find immigration information relevant to working as a health care professional in the province.

Why Choose Ontario?
Read about the many reasons to work in Ontario.

Living in Ontario
Discover what it is like to live in Ontario.

Ontario’s Health Care System
Acquaint yourself with the Canada Health Act and the Ontario Health Insurance Plan.

Regulated Health Professionals Resources
Access information about colleges, associations and other organizations that assist regulated health professionals in the province.