The NPS is a periodic survey of the medical profession in Canada. We examine what it means to be a doctor in Canada, including physician hours, health, training and job satisfaction.

I’ve recently employed NPS data in my research.  It’s helpful to have the ability to obtain the data with breakdowns by specialty and by province.  It’s an excellent resource.

Jeremy Petch, PhD, Research Coordinator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital.
About the survey
  • The NPS is a respected Canadian source of reliable information about the profession of medicine and issues in health care, supported by our champions.
  • The survey is sent to every medical student, resident and licensed physician in Canada. All responses are confidential.
  • Survey data is utilized by current and future physicians and a variety of health care professionals, advocates, analysts, and other researchers.


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