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CBC Manitoba: Manitoba increases number of medical training seats — and fills each one

May 2, 2024 — 

Manitoba is still in desperate need for more physicians, but the province isn’t having much trouble attracting medical school graduates for hands-on training.

This year, the province expanded the number of available residencies, from 156 to 173, and — for the first time in a few years — filled every training seat.

Dr. Peter Nickerson, dean of the University of Manitoba’s medical school, says it’s a testament to the province’s efforts in attracting fledgling physicians.

To read the full story, please visit CBC Manitoba.


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