Collaboration of physicians, community, health authorities needed for successful rural recruitment and retention

Dr. Alan Ruddiman, sector lead for recruitment and retention, RCCbc Several rural communities throughout BC continue to experience shortages of healthcare workers. However, despite the many expensive ads posted in newspapers and magazines and job postings on recruitment web sites and Twitter, despite the active engagement of health authority recruiters … Continue reading

Dr. Richard Murray: Strengthening rural medical ties between Canada and Australia

Professor Richard Murray (left) presenting on Australian approaches to rural medical education, recruitment, and retention strategies at a discussion panel at 2013 SRPC conference in Victoria, BC. At the recent 2013 Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) Rural and Remote Medical Course in Victoria, BC, the Rural Coordination Centre … Continue reading