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There are hospitals in Whitehorse (54 beds), Dawson City (6 beds), and Watson Lake (6 beds). Whitehorse has 50 GP’s and 7 Specialists. Watson Lake has 2 GP’s. Dawson City has 3 GP’s. Mayo also has a physician. Other communities (Carcross, Teslin, Carmacks, Pelly Crossing, Destruction Bay, Haines Junction, Beaver Creek, Faro, Ross River, Old Crow) rely on Community Health Centres, with care mainly delivered by community health nurses and visiting physicians. Details on services available at each Community Health Centre are available here: http://www.ykhealthguide.org/community/community_centres/.

Whitehorse is the main referral centre for the other communities, and Vancouver for more complex cases. Resident specialist services in Whitehorse include General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Psychiatry.

A medical license costs $200/year, which is reimbursed fully.


For locum opportunities, please see: http://www.yukonmd.ca/locum.php

To learn about working in the Yukon, please see: http://www.yukonmd.ca

Fee-for-service pay schedule available here: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/paymentschedule.php

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