TITLE

Military dangles big bonuses in bid to attract debt-weary med students

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Patrick
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/28/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p947
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the bonuses being offered by Canadian Forces Health Services for medical students in an aim to help solve their chronic physician-recruiting problems. Requirement for students who will join the service; Explanation given by Lt. Col. Jim Kile about the eligibility of students for the bonuses; Opportunities in store for doctors who sign up for the program.
ACCESSION #
11106005

 

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