A Toronto Ontario physician has been hired to develop video’s with a medical message. his name is Dr. Mike Evans and he has been an internet sensation through his animated and simple messaging. He has been using Youtube to get his message across and it’s working – with nearly 150,000 views on several of his
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in Need of Family Physicians and Specialists – Successful Recruitment efforts are Essential for Public Health of this Region..
Cape Breton Nova Scotia is in dire straits when it comes to recruitment efforts for Family Physicians and Specialists. In three recent articles published by CBC, the articles state firstly that there was over 1000 in attendance demanding a public inquiry as to why the Health Authority of Nova Scotia have not been proactive. In another
The government of Saskatchewan is reviewing it’s physician recruitment efforts to ensure what it’s doing and how they are going about is the most efficient way. The Ministry of Health is asking for a third party source to review its policies and procedures . With a continued success record since 2007, and working closely with
Serious Shortage of Family Physicians across Canada – Essential for a Paradigm shift in approach to their Recruitment Policies
There is an ever increasing need for family physicians from coast to coast, from British Columbia to Newfoundland. The media has picked up on it as well with two headline stories from B.C with alarming titles of ” Waves of doctors retiring ” and another from Nova Scotia with ” Province Neglecting the shortage of
The Canadian Medical Association has ventured out to launch an innovative site called Joule. This will allow physicians across Canada to launch into a whole new realm of innovation. The goal of launching this website is to give power into the hands of Physicians to create and develop medical solutions in a team manner. NL
The quality of a physicians CV and the way it’s laid out is very important in the recruitment process of physicians regardless of training. A Curriculum Vitae ( CV) is your first impression a health authority sees in the hiring process and as such, must shine and make you stand out with other possible candidates.
A Neurologist from Montreal who does freqent locums in the South Shore region of Nova Scotia has been temporarily blocked from his hospital privileges, but that may all soon change. This physician was granted licensure for two weeks per month for the past few years, but for some unknown reason, his privileges were blocked by
There is a high and ever increasing demand in almost all provinces across Canada. Mostly in Atlantic Canada, especially New Bunswick and Newfoundland and in Western Canadian provinces like Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The demand is so great that the overflow of patients needing care are having to fly ot Ontario for treatment. Ideally, health authorities
Only one geriatrician exists in all of Saskatchewan that has a total population of 1.13 million residents. This is in comparison to another Prairie province like Alberta with a population of 4.148 million having 20 geriatricians and an Atlantic province like New Brunswick with a population of 754,164 residents that has a full compliment of
Medical Council of Canada developing National Policy related to Practice Ready Assessments and International Medical Graduates (IMG’s)
The Medical Council of Canada is going to make it easier for IMG’s to prepare theselves to work in Canada. At present, the policy and procedure for this varies from province to province and are incompatable with each other with respect to licensure policy. Via the National Collaboration assessment are set to streamline the process.