According to a news release by the Ministry of Health yesterday, British Columbia recruited a record number of physicians in 2012 from across Canada and internationally.
Highlights of 268 physicians recruited in 2012 include:
- 102 physicians were matched to underserved rural/remote communities.
- 133 family physicians were matched, with 69 (52 per cent) of those to rural/remote communities.
- 135 specialists were matched, with 33 (24 per cent) of those to rural/remote communities.