Geriatrics: the "sexy" specialty

Swanson, Lynne
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p310
Academic Journal
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.


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