B.C. Recruits Record Number of Physicians

Upper_Arrow_Lake_British_Columbia_CanadaAccording 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.

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