TITLE

Medical school admission targets urged for rural and low-income Canadians

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, pE327
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need to increase representation of rural and low-income Canadians in Canadian medical schools. Less rural students in medical school will decrease the accessibility to medical care in rural Canada. It states that the government needs to intervene in the admission targets of medical schools in Canada. Major population of students in medical schools in Canada represent rich families, which is a concern for rural health care.
ACCESSION #
50633280

 

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