Physician retention in rural Alberta: key community factors.

  title={Physician retention in rural Alberta: key community factors.},
  author={Pamela J. Cameron and David Clarence Este and Catherine A Worthington},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={101 1},
OBJECTIVES As part of a larger case study exploring physician retention factors and strategies employed by rural communities, the objective of this analysis was to explore the community factors that promoted physician retention. METHODS A qualitative, collective case study design was employed to study four rural communities (cases) in Alberta that retained family physicians for four years or longer. Participants included physicians, staff members, spouses and community members (all were… 

Professional, personal and community: 3 domains of physician retention in rural communities.

  • P. CameronD. EsteC. Worthington
  • Medicine
    Canadian journal of rural medicine : the official journal of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada = Journal canadien de la medecine rurale : le journal officiel de la Societe de medecine rurale du Canada
  • 2012
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