Medical Staff

AHS Physician Workforce Plan & Forecast

AHS' 2019-20 Physician Workforce Plan & Forecast helps the organization understand its current physician workforce, and give a picture of future needs. This report was developed in partnership with zone medical leaders, and includes forecasts over a ten-year horizon for specialists, and over a three-year horizon for family physicians.

The report highlights that Alberta is a place where there are opportunities for doctors, as well as the importance of deliberate recruitment planning to ensure that AHS and its physician workforce meet the needs of Alberta in the years ahead.

Independent Practice Opportunities

An exceptional lifestyle for you and your family, breathtaking natural surroundings, great practice and career opportunities – Alberta offers physicians and Practitioners this and more. For more information on available practice opportunities throughout Alberta, visit our Doctor Jobs Alberta website to search for current physician practice opportunities in Alberta.

For additional information on practicing and getting settled in Alberta, visit

Medical Leadership Opportunities

Alberta Health Services’ Medical Leaders participate directly in strategic planning and decision making. Watch here for current Medical Leadership Opportunities.

International Medical Graduate (IMG) Opportunities

AHS provides select International Medical Graduates (IMG), Clinical Assistants (CA) and Physician Assistants (PA) the opportunity to work for AHS on a limited practice license. For more information, please visit our  Alternate Physician Roles page.

Physician Assistants

AHS has recently launched a Physician Assistant (PA) Demonstration project aimed at integrating PAs into our multidisciplinary healthcare team. To learn more about PA and the Demonstration Project, refer to Physician Assistants.

Medical Student Opportunities

As a service provider, AHS does not lead the education and/or training of medical students. Medical education in Alberta is administered by the two medical schools in Alberta:

Both universities offer undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate training programs. For more information, please visit our Medical Residents page.