Strategies to increase the enrolment of students of rural origin in medical school: recommendations from the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
- Canada's 17th medical school to be in northern BC? Kent, Heather // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/03/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p1032
Discusses plans to create another small medical school in Canada. Collaboration between the University of Northern British Columbia with the University of British Columbia to launch the Northern Medical Program; Efforts to ease the chronic shortage of rural physicians.
- Australian named dean of Canada's first rural medical school. O'Reilly, Michael // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/11/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 12, p1583
Reports that Australian Dr. Roger Strasser was named dean of Canada's first rural medical school. Thoughts on the rural-medicine crisis in the country; Criticism of the new schools and its necessity.
- Manitoba increases med school enrolment in attempt to fight doctor deficit. Square, David // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/06/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p395
Reports that Manitoba hopes to bolster physician supply by training additional students at the University of Manitoba medical school in Winnipeg and introducing measures to recruit and retain doctors for rural areas. How Manitoba has historically faced a shortage of physicians; Addition of...
- U of Montana to Host First Rural Med Hackathon. Goth, Greg // Healthdatamanagement.com;1/07/2015, p3
The article reports that the Frontier Medicine Better Health Partnership is partnering with students at MIT Hacking Medicine in its hosting of the nation's first rural medicine hackathon in Missoula, Montana in March 2015.
- Training program gives family practitioners specialty experience. Montague, Jim // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;3/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p48
Focuses on the rural family practice training program for physicians started by doctor John Haynes. Comparison of clinical conditions among physicians; Haynes as recipient of the Country Doctor of the Year award; Cooperative effort by three Louisiana hospitals; Knowledge of family practitioners...
- Northern Rural Medical School Becomes a Reality. // Northern Ontario Business;Nov2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1, FedNor Update p3
Reports on the proposed construction of a northern rural medical school (NORMS) in Northern Ontario. Amount contributed by FedNor to fund the development of the model and proposal for the school; Highlights of a rural health symposium held in May 2001; Cooperation among northern municipalities...
- Rural Surgery in Pakistan. Memon, Amjad Siraj // World Journal of Surgery;Sep2006, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p1628
The article describes rural surgery in Pakistan. According to the author there is a total lack of accountability within the medical system. As a result, corruption is rampant. If the standards of medical care in the country is to improve, and if trained physicians and surgeons are to be...
- Rural Surgery in Canada. Baker, Darrell K. // World Journal of Surgery;Sep2006, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p1632
The article describes rural surgery in Canada. A usual general surgery residency in the country does not prepare young surgeons for the rural setting. There are around 17 solo rural surgeons in the Province of Ontario. The on-call schedule is frequently onerous, and the locum coverage is nearly...
- The Rural Surgeon: An Endangered Species. Johna, Samir // World Journal of Surgery;Mar2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p267
The article relates the author's experience as a rural surgeon in the U.S. The author was a foreign graduate and has landed a position in a surgery residency program at Kern Medical Center. The author undergoes clinical training by the creation of a three-month rotation under rural surgeons in...