“Depending on the specialty, physicians are experiencing both increased and decreased need for their specialty. However, increased demand may not result in increased provision of services in a timely fashion if access to resources such as hospital beds is viewed as less than optimal; this will not only vary by specialty but by province as well.”
Demande pour des médecins et leurs services (C3EM, Juin 2014, PDF. En anglais)
“Similarities between GCMS and IMGs who have been licensed in Canada for at least 8 years were seen with respect to location, percentage who were FPs, plans to relocate and professional satisfaction. Significant differences occurred between Canadian graduates and those more recently licensed IMGs. Here there is a clear difference in work hours, location, future plans and satisfaction. As a group, they seem less settled and content in terms of their practice setting and career fulfillment.”
Comparaison entre les diplômés des facultés de médecine au Canada et à l’étranger – Résultats du Sondage national des médecins 2013. (C3EM, Mai 2014, PDF. En anglais)
Maîtriser les files d’attente 2014 – l’impact de la pratique interprofessionnelle sur l’accès des médecins aux ressources et le temps d’attente des patients – Affiche (Mars 2014 PDF. En anglais).
“We continue to see heavier workloads among rural physicians with them typically being on-call over 3 days per month more than their more urban colleagues. It is equally interesting to note, however, the similarities in accessing services and providers where it is often assumed the challenges will be greater in the more bucolic areas of Canada. They have embraced electronic health records to the same extent and over half of both groups say it has increased the productivity of their practice.”
Pratiques en milieux rural et urbain – Quelles sont les différences et les ressemblances. (C3EM, Mars 2014, PDF. En anglais).