Specialists are getting older, working longer

October 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p1180
Academic Journal
Focuses on the age groups of Canada's active specialty physicians. Data from the 1995 specialty physician workforce study by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada revealing that older physicians remain very active professionally; The Canadian Medical Association predicting a decrease in the supply of physicians by the year 2011.


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