Spawning satellites

Kondro, Wayne
July 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/1/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p25
Academic Journal
The article reports on the plan to launch new medical satellites due to shortage of physicians in the Outaouais region of Quebec. On June 9, 2008, it was announced that a new satellite school will be launched in 2010 from the combine efforts of McGill University in Montrél, Quebec, and L'Université du Québec en Outaouais. The new satellite school will offer program and training to all practioners in both theoretical and clinical area. McGill University is the designated medical school who will be responsible for research and teaching in Western Quebec region. As part of the advocacy, lobbyists are collecting more than 40,000 signatures to file a petition to the Quebec government to designate 24 medical school slots at the McGill satellite medical schools.


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