2015 National Physician Employment Summit
Physician employment continues to be a concern in Canada
Many newly-certified physicians search for jobs while reports of poor access to specialty-specific care persist. The Royal College is mobilizing national efforts to improve health workforce planning and address the growing employment challenges facing Canadian physicians.
The 2015 summit brought together more than 130 participants from government, medical organizations, and the academic and research communities on November 5-6.
- Interpret health system and workforce trends, including the latest physician employment data
- Share perspectives on physician employment, focusing on resourcing and strategies
- Develop a multi-stakeholder action plan to aid physician employment and better inform workforce planning in Canada
Employment summit presentations
Employment among new Canadian General Surgery graduates. — Dr. Matt Strickland
Physician Employment Perspectives and Challenges for the New-in-Practice Physician. — Dr. Natasha Snelgrove
Visioning health care that works for patients and providers. — Dr. Des Gorman (Access the article, presentation and podcast referenced by Dr. Des Gorman “Developing the health care workforce for uncertain futures.”)
Health care partners: reflecting team-based care in medical workforce planning. — Dr. Louise Nasmith