Douglas  Myhre

Prof Douglas Myhre

qualifications: MD, CCFP, FCCP

position: Associate Dean

department: Distributed Learning and Rural Initiatives


Dr. Myhre is Professor Emeritus, 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 postgraduate: 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 research is grounded in social accountability. His passion is fueled by over 30 years of generalist clinical practice. He continues to practice in rural locums.

Articles contributed to by this person

Original Research 9 February 2016

Recruitment and retention of physicians in rural Alberta: the spousal perspective

Original Research 31 July 2018

Scope of practice of family medicine graduates who completed a rural versus urban program

Review Article 22 September 2015

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

Project Report 25 October 2012

Going the distance: early results of a distributed medical education initiative for Royal College residencies in Canada

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