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Mission and Mandate


Be the definitive source of national longitudinal information and analysis on trainees within the Canadian postgraduate medical education system. 



The mandate of the Canadian Post-M.D. Education Registry (CAPER) is to:

  • Maintain and update a longitudinal database of all trainees in the Canadian postgraduate medical education system.
  • Provide medical schools, participating organizations and others with a detailed annual census of all trainees including longitudinal information and analysis.
  • Provide medical schools with in-depth information related to their own postgraduate training programs.
  • Assist in the interpretation and use of the information to maximize its utility for those involved in postgraduate training, research and health human resource planning.