Medical Students and Residents: Share Your Knowledge

The National Physician Survey can help you learn about the experiences of other medical students and residents.

The National Physician Survey can help you learn about the experiences of other medical students and residents. It is your chance to add your input to data that helps shape the future of the medical profession.

The National Physician Survey collects information from future Canadian physicians in order to assess their experiences in medical training and plans for future practice. The data collected is used by health planners, university representatives and researchers to evaluate curriculums, understand the plans and priorities of future health care workforce and to ensure needs of the students and residents are met.

The latest student and resident data from 2012 National Physician Survey is now available – Access the results. Over 3,700 medical students and residents provided their input.

Valuable Information for Residents

The NPS offers useful resources, including data on med schools and their demographics as well as Canada’s health care system. You can also find information on important subjects including electronic health records, patient centred care, medical work settings, urgent care, chronic disease management, and hospital and emergency waiting times.

Data and information is readily available as published reports and spreadsheets.

You can also use the NPS data for your research projects – contact us if you are interested.

Your Privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy and confidentiality and will not share any information that uniquely identifies you at any time.

Receive Information Alerts

We are constantly adding to our library of information and resources. If you would like to be alerted via email when we upload new data and information, please provide your contact information below. The NPS has a privacy policy in place: your contact information will not be shared with any third parties without your consent unless required by law.