TITLE

Foreign-trained physicians need residency spots

AUTHOR(S)
O'Meara, Dina
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/13/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p1216
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Canadian federal government is spending $4 million up to 2007 to bring additional foreign-trained doctors in the country. Allocation of the budget; Obstacle to the integration of international medical graduates into the Canadian health system; Percentage of foreign-trained physicians incorporated into the Canadian medical working force.
ACCESSION #
12695619

 

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