Undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in Canada

Gray, Jean D.; Ruedy, John
April 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/21/98, Vol. 158 Issue 8, p1047
Academic Journal
Presents an overview of medical education at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Canadian facilities of medicine as of April 1998. Changes that have occurred in the 1990s; Effects of reduction in the number of entry-level positions for residency training and the changes in educational requirements for licensure on senior medical students.


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