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Whether you have questions, suggestions, or simply want to start a conversation, we’re here to listen and provide support. Our team is dedicated to helping new healthcare practitioners make a seamless transitioYour Title Goes Heren to Nova Scotia and we value your input. So don’t hesitate to reach out and share your thoughts. Fill out the contact form below, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Let’s start a conversation and work together to create a thriving healthcare community in Nova Scotia. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Martha Marchand

Physician Settlement and Retention Coordinator with Health Services Foundation of the South Shore
As the Physician Settlement and Settlement Coordinator working for the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore, Martha’s job is to make it easy for doctors to move to the South Shore – and stay here!

Originally from Toronto, Martha has called Nova Scotia’s South Shore home for more than 25 years. She is passionate about helping people connect, supporting her community, and improving the healthcare experience for doctors and patients alike. Whether it is helping you to explore the area, transition into the community, or providing ongoing support to you and your family, Martha is here to make sure that you thrive in both your personal and
professional life!  Start your journey today and let’s connect!

Patti Smith

Physician Recruitment Consultant with Nova Scotia Health Authority

As the Physician Recruitment Consultant with Nova Scotia Health, Patti works with physicians at all stages of their career in finding the community and practice that is the best fit for their professional goals, lifestyle, and family. +More than Medicine.
Patti has lived in Nova Scotia most of her life and loves small town living. She has been settled on the South Shore for the past 15 years. In her previous career Patti was in the tourism industry and has brought her love of Nova Scotia with her to this role.  If you can picture yourself practicing great medicine in a supportive welcoming environment Patti is here to help you make that dream a reality.  In Nova Scotia, you get world-class professional opportunities balanced with a truly satisfying lifestyle. It’s easy to practice where you play, making life here incomparably rewarding.

Andrew Steele Moore

Physician Recruitment Consultant with Nova Scotia Health Authority

Within his role as a Physician Recruitment Consultant with Nova Scotia Health Authority, Andrew is focused on developing longitudinal relationships with medical learners of all stages, and helping them navigate the recruitment process. +More than Medicine

Andrew was born in Toronto but has lived in Nova Scotia since 2006. He has been settled in Halifax for the past 16 years and has spent time in a previous career working at the Dalhousie Medical School.

If you are a medical learner in Nova Scotia, Canada, or anywhere around the world, Andrew can help you navigate the recruitment process and find an opportunity for you to work and live within our wonderful province. Please don’t hesitate to reach out at any stage of training, Andrew would love to hear from you!

PracticeHereNow.ca recognizes the support of the Province of Nova Scotia. We are pleased to work in partnership with the Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment to promote our community’s culture and resources to healthcare workers.