Insight Series: Slapping a Bandage on Health Care


Slapping a Bandage on Health Care: The State of Physician Recruitment in Northern Ontario

December 2022 | Kerem Karabeyoglu

Regional experts in Northern Ontario were interviewed in the Spring of 2022 to understand the challenges and opportunities in five areas: food security, immigration-migration, physician recruitment, post-secondary education, and homelessness, mental health and addiction. Regarding physician recruitment, experts suggested concentrating on increasing funding, improving the work-life balance, aligning financial incentives with position opportunities in smaller communities, and revising service agreements to make healthcare jobs more attractive to newcomers.


Continue reading →     Press Release 

Related Research:

Building a Home: Strengthening the Pathways for Newcomer Economic Integration

Setting the Table: Food Insecurity and Costs in Ontario's North

The Bigger Picture: Comparing Laurentian University and Université de l'Ontario français to the National Post-Secondary Landscape

Northern Ontario Insights Series

Don't miss our next Research Report! Subscribe to our updates here.