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Membership Criteria

Listed below is the different classes of membership and eligibility.

Physicians:

Full Member:

  • Physicians who have received certification of fellowship in psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or by a provincial college in the province in which they practice, or hold such other specialist qualifications in psychiatry as shall be acceptable to the Board.
  • Have satisfactorily completed two years of training in geriatric psychiatry or have primarily practiced geriatric psychiatry for a minimum of 3 years or have had at least one year of training in an approved program and have primarily practiced geriatric psychiatry for a minimum of one year or have satisfactorily completed one year of training in geriatric psychiatry and have primarily practice geriatric psychiatry for less than one year.

Full Member retiree:

  • Those who meet the "Full Member" criteria (listed above), but are withdrawn from the practice entirely, with no source of professional income.
  • Those eligible for this category pay 25% of the regular Full Member fee.  
  • Please contact cagp@secretariatcentral.com for more information on this membership level.

Affiliate Member:

  • Physicians with fellowship from the RCPSC* or CFPC (or equivalent) who do not meet criteria for the full membership physician’s category.
Medical Students, Residents, or Fellows:

Member-in-Training (MIT):

  • Sub-specialty resident in geriatric psychiatry currently enrolled in a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited training program in geriatric psychiatry. 
  • If applying for a Member-in-Training membership, please register online, then send a detailed CV to cagp@secretariatcentral.com. Membership is free!

Affiliate-in-Training (AIT):

  • Full-time Medical students or residents with an interest in geriatric psychiatry.
  • If applying for an Affiliate-in-training membership, please register online, then send a detailed CV to cagp@secretariatcentral.com. Membership is free!

Allied Health Professionals and Students

New in 2018! Affiliate - Allied Health:

  • Individuals who by nature of their professional or volunteer activities have an interest in geriatric psychiatry.

New in 2018! Affiliate - Allied Health Student:

  • Students in an aging or mental health-related professional program (e.g. nursing, gerontology, social work, OT, etc.). 
  • If applying as an Affiliate - Allied Health Student, please register online, then send a detailed CV to cagp@secretariatcentral.com. Membership is free!

    *RCPSC = Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Please note:

    • All applications are reviewed by and must be acceptable to the board
    • Membership does not influence standing with local licensing body

    PLEASE NOTE: The CAGP cannot provide patients with the names of physicians providing care to patients. The Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons in most Canadian provinces and territories maintain a website for patients to find a physician by specialty. A list of these governing bodies is available on the Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada’s website.

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