Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Determinants of an urban origin student choosing rural practice: a scoping review

Douglas  Myhre

Prof Douglas Myhre

qualifications: MD, CCFP, FCFP, FRRMS

contribution: original concept

position: Associate Dean


Dr. Myhre is Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine (CSM), Calgary, Canada. He has successfully designed and implemented rural based medical education programs, both undergrad and postgrad since 2000: the CSM Rural Family Medicine residency program, the University of Calgary Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship, the Distributed Royal College postgraduate initiative and has designed a distributed Physician Assistant curriculum. His reserach is grounded in social accountability through community engagement. His passion is fueled by over 30 years of generalist clinical practice.

Sameer  Bajaj

Sameer Bajaj

qualifications: MPH

contribution: designed the project

position: Research Associate


-Systematic Reviews of literature regarding rural retention of physicians. -Adding literature by submitting manuscripts to peer reviewed journals. -Statistical Analysis on data regarding practice locations of physicians. -Development of KP I's for various funding agencies. -Developing surveys, validating and implementing them for data collection -Designing novel research hypothesis and their testing.

Wes  Jackson

Wes Jackson

qualifications: MD, CCFP, FCFP

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Assistant Professor


Longitudinal integrated clerkships, e-learning, distance education

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