This blog lists the medical schools located in Newfoundland & Labrador including the admission statistics and course requirements. It also outlines some features of the province which should be considered by applicants prior to applying to medical school there. If you want to explore more medical schools in Canada, visit our blog.


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Canada’s most easterly province, with a population of just over 500,000, Newfoundland would provide an aspiring physician the chance to practice medicine in a more rural-like setting. Newfoundland experiences a wide range of weather due to its geographical location and is a tourist attraction for its unique natural beauty.

Newfoundland Medical School:

Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine

Location: St. John’s, NL

Established in 1967, the Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine's mission is to "deliver integrated excellence in education, research and evidence informed care; meeting the unique health needs of our rural, remote and urban communities; and advocating for health, equity, Indigenous health and healthy populations." Each year, the school receives approximately 800 applicants competing for 80 seats in the MD program. Sixty of these seats are reserved for Newfoundland residents with the remaining seats available for Canadian and Non-Canadian applicants. 

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