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Under the authority of the Medical Profession Act, the Yukon Medical Council is responsible for regulating the practice of medicine and medical care provided by licensed physicians in the Yukon.

All physicians working in the Yukon must be licensed by the Yukon Medical Council, pursuant to the Yukon Medical Profession Act and Regulations.

NEW: Please note the Standard of Practice for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) is currently under review for amendment. The new federal legislation for MAiD came into force on March 17, 2021. Please contact Yukon Medical Council at with any questions regarding this Standard in the interim.

NEW: Medical Practitioner Licence Renewals: All licences expire March 31 – renewal forms must be submitted by March 1 - Medical Practitioner Licence Renewal Application Form

NEW BULLETIN: Regarding Yukon First Nations 101 Continuing Education Requirement

BULLETIN: FAQ Regarding Yukon First Nations 101 Continuing Education Requirement

BULLETIN: To Physicians Regarding Temporary Provisional Licenses and Changes to Pharmacists’ Scope of Practice

BULLETIN: Temporary Change to the Standards of Practice During COVID-19

AMENDED: Cannabis for Medical Purposes Standard

NEW: Opioid Agonist Treatment Standard – replacing the Methadone Standard

    AMENDED: Methadone Authorization Application Form – authorization through YMC required

NEW: Mifegymiso Guideline – provides direction for training and dispensing

NEW: FAQ – Prescribing Buprenorphine in Yukon

AMENDED: Medical Assistance in Dying Standard of Practice (includes information regarding Registration of Death)


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