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.

Summit objectives

  • 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