TITLE

New neurosurgeons left jobless: Where's the plan?

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/27/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p1377
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the discrepancy between the number of medical specialists being trained in Canada and available jobs for those graduates as implicated in the case of a trio of new neurosurgeons, Richard Perrin, Ashok Modha and John Sinclair, who had no choice but to consider offers from U.S. hospitals after job searches in Canada proved fruitless. Reason for the discrepancy between supply and demand; Reasons why Canadian institutions had no room for the services of new neurosurgeons; Information on how the number of specialty spots in each medical school is negotiated.
ACCESSION #
12887913

 

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