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WHAT DO THE INITIALs MB ChB LMCC MScGP FRCGP after a doctors name mean?
CCFP = Certification in the College of Family Physicians or Certificant of the College of Family Practice of Canada MB ChB = Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery LMCC = Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada FRCGP = Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners MScGP = unknown but I bet it is for a masters in general or family practice. ...
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Is LMCC a medical degree?
No, the LMCC (License Medical Council of Canada), is not a medical degree, nor is an indication of any specialty certification. It is a Canadian medical licensing exam that all Canadian medical school graduates must pass in order to get a license to practice Medicine in Canada. It is basically the same as the USMLE in the USA. You have to have a medical degree to sit this exam. Canadian medical degrees are usually one of the following - MD, MDCM. Some...
What education or training is required to become a general doctor?
As a general statement, typically you must attend college and get an undergraduate degree in a field such as Pre-Med, Biology or a related subject. Then you must attend a Medical School (MD) or a School of Osteopathy (DO) followed by Internship and Residency. Then you can have a private practice in your specialty (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, etc.) In Canada, family physicians are licensed by the Canadian College of Family Physicians (CCFP). Family physicians form one of many communities of specialists including...