Community Physician Hospitality Fund

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Community Physician Hospitality Fund

Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) continues to help physicians retain and recruit other physicians to their communities through the annual Community Physician Hospitality Fund. The Community Physician Hospitality Fund provides  funds to support local physicians in the retention and recruitment process. This funding is intended to supplement and complement NSH recruitment activities.

Application guidelines

Applications are being accepted for hospitality grants worth up to $5,000 each, for a total of $50,000, to help support physician retention and recruitment activities in communities across the province.

Who can apply?

The funds are available to physicians from across the province. Preference will be given to applications from physicians working with community organizations, groups or initiatives involved in physician recruitment for their community.

What types of activities are eligible?

Eligible activities include hosting dinners or other meals, organizing and conducting community tours, paying for meeting expenses, retirement celebrations, purchasing welcome gifts and covering expenses associated with other physician recruitment efforts.

What is the application process?

The application process is now closed for 2022-23. It will reopen in the spring/summer of 2024.


Jennifer Girard
Physician advisor (Zone 4-Central)

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