Presentation on theme: "Canada’s National Database of Post-M.D. Trainees A Co-operative Endeavour of National Medical Organizations & Governments ACMC-Association of Canadian."— Presentation transcript:
Canada’s National Database of Post-M.D. Trainees A Co-operative Endeavour of National Medical Organizations & Governments ACMC-Association of Canadian Medical Colleges Health Canada – Santé Canada AFMC-Association des facultés de médecine du Canada CAIR-Canadian Association of Internes and Residents Provincial/Territorial Ministries of Health ACMR-Association canadienne des médecins résidents - Newfoundland - Prince Edward Island CFPC-College of Family Physicians of Canada - Nova Scotia CMFC-Collège des médecins de famille du Canada - New Brunswick - Ontario CMA-Canadian Medical Association - Manitoba A MC-Association médicale canadienne - Saskatchewan - Alberta MCC-Medical Council of Canada - British Columbia CMC-Le conseil médical du Canada - Yukon - Northwest Territories RCPSC-Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Nunavut CRMCC-Le Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada CAPER Canadian Post-M.D. Education Registry Système informatisé sur les stagiaires post-M.D. en formation clinique
What CAPER Does: Maintains standardized definitions for the reporting of trainee information by the 16 Canadian faculties of medicine Publishes the CAPER Annual Census of Post-M.D. Trainees (since 1988) Collaborates with faculties of medicine, national and international medical organizations, and researchers Updates relational database containing linked annual records of each post-M.D. trainee in Canadian programs since 1988 Verifies data with the 16 Canadian faculties of medicine Assembles data from all data sources - the 16 Canadian faculties of medicine, RCPSC, CFPC, CMQ, and CMA masterfile Comparison Between the Specialty Mix of Physicians “Graduating” from Canadian Post-M.D. Training Programs in 1989 and 2001 Proportion of Physicians “Graduating” from Canadian Post- M.D. Training Programs, in each Specialty Group (2001) Recent collaborative research projects: The Class of ’89 and Physician Supply in Canada Decreasing Supply of Family Physicians and General Practitioners serious implications for the future International Medical Graduates in Canadian Post-M.D. Training Programs,1990-2001 The Class of ’94 – Where Were They and What Were They Doing in 2001? The Rate of Subspecialization by Residents Registered in Canadian Internal Medicine Training Programs, 1988 to 1994 The Age and Length of Training of Physicians Completing Post-M.D. Training in Canada * Basic medical specialties are: -Anesthesia -Diagnostic Radiology -Internal Medicine -Pediatrics -Psychiatry
Mandate: To provide accurate and timely data concerning the size, nature, and distribution of post-M.D. training programs in the Canadian medical schools. To develop and maintain a common classification system of post-M.D. trainees To assist the medical schools, national medical organizations, governments and researchers regarding post-M.D. programs and trainees To provide a basis for research using longitudinal studies dealing with health care issues in Canada.