Medical Council of Canada presidency given to UBC associate dean

Oscar Casiro, Regional Associate Dean, Island Medical Program, UBC Faculty of Medicine, has become President of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).

Casiro will serve a one-year term leading MCC, which conducts over 12,000 assessments of medical students and graduates every year through its three examinations across Canada, and in its Evaluating Examination in over 500 locations in 73 countries. 

The MCC presidency has a personal meaning for Casiro — as an international medical graduate arriving in Canada in 1980, the organization was his first contact with the Canadian medical community.

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