Archive for: November 2012

Residents Anxious About Job Outlook: Survey

Canadian Medical Association, November, 2012.

“ The Canadian Association of Internes and Residents (CAIR) survey of 2305 members found that more than a quarter of respondents (26%) were “somewhat not confident” or “not confident” about their employment prospects once training has been completed. Among surgical trainees, only 14% were confident about their employment prospects, while 25% were not confident.”

Residents Anxious About Job Outlook (CMA Bulletin, November, 2012, PDF)

 

Workload patterns of Canadian Family Physicians

“Workload patterns of Canadian Family Physicians”. Presentation. 2012 CAHSPR Annual Conference. May, 2012.

The presentation examined the trends in the number of work hours of Canadian Family Physicians by comparing the NPS data from 2004, 2007 and 2010. It also compared the workload distributions for family physicians working in different settings, and receiving remuneration through different methods of payment for services.

Poster Presentation, CAHSPR, May 2012.

Family Physician Usage of Electronic Medical Records.

Family Physician Usage of Electronic Medical Records”. Poster. 2012 CAHSPR Annual Conference. May, 2012.

The poster used the provincial-level data from the 2010 National Physician Survey to compare rates of usage of electronic health records among family physicians in Canada from 2004 to 2010. The NPS findings were then aligned with information on provincial incentive programs intended to encourage physician use of electronic records.

Family Physician Usage of Electronic Medical Records