Providing care for recent immigrants.

Canadian Family Physician, Fast Fact, June, 2012.

“The provinces with physicians reporting the highest proportions of those caring for recent immigrants are Saskatchewan (76.2%) and Manitoba (76.1%); proportions are lowest in Quebec (40.8%) and Newfoundland (43.7%). Comparing demographic characteristics of FPs and GPs who have recent immigrants as a considerable part of their patient population with the general population of FPs and GPs reveals that the first group is more likely to be female (43% vs 40% overall) and consists of slightly younger physicians (average age of 47.5 years vs 49.7 years overall).”

CFP Fast Fact (June, 2012, PDF)

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The National Physician Survey is produced by the CFPC, the CMA, and the Royal College. Our data is drawn from surveys sent to every licensed physician in Canada as well as to all Canadian medical residents and students.