Family practice a tough sell

Kondro, Wayne
May 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/22/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 11, p1570
Academic Journal
The article reports on the increase in vacancies in family medicine residencies in 2007 in Canada. During the residency match, about 108 of 987 available slots were left vacant at the end of the process. It was also recorded that only 29 percent of medical graduates chose family medicine as their preferred option. Executive-director Sandra Banner cites that the funding available and the expansion in British Columbia and Ontario are the causal factors for the increase in vacancies.


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