The Early Career Primary Care (ECPC) study is exploring changing practice patterns among family physicians, as well as practice intentions and choices among family medicine residents and early career physicians. In this seminar, Dr. Ruth Lavergne and Dr. Ian Scott will share findings that call into question common narratives about changing practice patterns and generational differences in primary care, and point to the need for different approaches to ensure access to quality primary care in Canada.
Dr. Ruth Lavergne is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Dalhousie University and Tier II Canada Research Chair in Primary care. Dr. Lavergne’s program of research aims to address disparities in access and build evidence to ensure primary care organization, delivery, and workforce meet the needs of Canadians now and in the future.
Dr Ian Scott is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice and the Director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES). Ian’s research interests spans career choice, early career family practice and how advocacy is enacted in the clinical setting.
Title: The “kids” are alright: Practice patterns among early-career family physicians and implications for primary care policy and workforce planning
Speakers: Dr. Ruth Lavergne (she/her) and Dr. Ian Scott (he/him)
Date: April 13, 2022
Time: 12:00-1:00pm PST