Guest: Dr. Makini McGuire-Brown, chair of International Physicians of Ontario
With emergency rooms closing due to staff shortages and a critical lack of family doctors across the country, many internationally trained doctors who have immigrated to Canada are asking why it’s so difficult for them to practice medicine here. From a lack of residency positions to programs that help them transition to our health care systems, these doctors say a valuable human resource is not being tapped as the health care system gets closer to a breaking point.
This episode was produced by Alexis Green, Matthew Hearn and Raju Mudhar
Audio Sources: CPAC