TITLE

Geriatrics: the "sexy" specialty

AUTHOR(S)
Swanson, Lynne
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p310
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the profession of geriatrics in Canada. According to Laura Diachun, a geriatrician based in London, Ontario, Canada, the number of geriatricians is expected to increase in the coming years as elderly baby boomers expect medical care. Approaches to increase interest in elder care among medical students are offered. An overview on the mentoring in educational programs and making the geriatrics profession attractive is also presented.
ACCESSION #
23761141

 

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