Training Of Doctors In Sask. Ramps Up

Residency training programs are being expanded by the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the University of Saskatchewan, to bring more doctors to the southeastern part of the province. The expansion will provide opportunities for family doctors in 12 rural communities including Yorkton and Moosomin, and training in surrounding areas like Melville, Esterhazy, Indian Head, Redvers and Wynyard. Currently, 48 family medicine residency spots are available in Saskatchewan, with the expansion set to boost that total to 52. The program will welcome residents to the new training site in July of 2022.

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