Charting Changes In Ontario Family Medicine

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Charting Changes In Ontario Family Medicine

Do you think you have your finger on the pulse of Ontario family medicine? The Council of Ontario Faculties of Medicine recently released Family Medicine Expansion Report 2013: A University/Government Collaboration documenting how elements of family medicine have changed in Ontario since 2003. Take this quiz to find out how much you really know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 2003, Ontario faculties of medicine and the Ontario government embarked on a strategic collaboration to address the doctor shortage. By what percentage has medical school enrolment grown since then?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      55%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      120%

  • 2. 
    In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Canadian medical students’ interest in family medicine as a career had waned in large part due to family physicians being overworked and undervalued relative to other specialties. In 2013, what percentage of Canadian medical school graduates ranked Family Medicine as their first choice for the Canadian Resident Matching Service?
    • A. 

      5.8%

    • B. 

      10.4%

    • C. 

      36.3%

    • D. 

      67.8%

  • 3. 
    Community engagement is a key element of the expansion strategy. The six Ontario family medicine programs partnered with communities across Ontario to train new family doctors. How many communities have partnered in the training?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      67

    • C. 

      98

    • D. 

      155

  • 4. 
    The Ontario Population Needs-Based Physician Simulation Model, developed for the Ministry of Health and the OMA, is one tool intended to help support planning.  When does the model project that Ontario may reach the right number of family physicians to address population needs?
    • A. 

      We are already there.

    • B. 

      2018

    • C. 

      2024

    • D. 

      2030

  • 5. 
    This online quiz is intended to:
    • A. 

      Comprehensively present the findings of the Family Medicine Expansion Report 2013.

    • B. 

      Introduce highlights and encourage you to read more.

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