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Posts in category "Physician Recruitment"


  • 100 Mile Feast – Canadian Harvest

    100 Mile Feast – Canadian Harvest The Annual 100 Mile Feast is an outstanding evening with delicious local food and wine pairings. This event aims to celebrate local agriculture and culinary talent. This year, in celebration of Canada’s 150th, we will be exploring the spectrum of Canadian grown food! Andrew Coppolino of Waterloo Region hosts […]

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  • Chamber Committed to Attracting Physicians

    Health care is a significant issue for all of us and having access to health care professionals is critical to the well being of families in our region. However, many families, locally and across the province, do not have the benefit of being under the care of a family practitioner. This is why the Chamber’s […]

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  • Improving Waterloo Region Health Care Through eHealth

    eHealth is a term used to describe technologies for communicating and gathering information in the healthcare sector. eHealth is an inclusive system to manage all areas of healthcare from administrative responsibilities to the delivery of healthcare itself (i.e. electronic patient information, laboratory information systems, teleconsults, remote monitoring systems, messaging, Electronic Health Records etc).  The objective […]

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  • Bites of Brazil Feast: Local Chefs Support Physician Recruitment

    Bites of Brazil Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Kitchener Waterloo Blog Local Event Chefs

    Each year, the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce presents “The 100 Mile Feast,” an event that celebrates an evening of outstanding local food and wine pairings using local agricultural and culinary talent. This year’s event takes place at Proof Kitchen + Lounge on Monday, October 24. Proceeds from the event help support the Chamber’s physician […]

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  • Hospital Funding Emerging as Province Wide Concern

    For close to two decades, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce has lead community initiatives to recruit family doctors and specialists to Waterloo Region. Our activities started when many local employers indicated that access to family doctors was a critical factor for recruiting potential employees, particularly those in skilled professions who are required for […]

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  • Chamber to Play Host to Family Medicine Residents

    For Release: Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 MEDIA RELEASE 17th Annual Family Medicine Resident Weekend Chamber Plays Host to Family Medicine Residents Kitchener, ON – This weekend, local family physicians and business and community leaders will join volunteers of the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce in hosting 17 family medicine residents and their partners from […]

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  • Chamber Plays Host to Family Medicine Residents This Weekend

    Mary Sue Fitzpatrick Vice President, Physician Recruitment Greater KW Chamber of Commerce This weekend, local family physicians and business and community leaders will join volunteers of the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce in hosting 17 family medicine residents and their partners from across Ontario. Organized by the Chamber’s Health Care Resources Council Family Physician […]

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  • Processing for Securing a New Family Doctor

    Mary Sue Fitzpatrick Vice President, Physician Recruitment Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Securing a family doctor in Waterloo Region can seem like a daunting task, especially when you don’t know where to begin. Luckily, there are a number of family health teams and centres taking on new patients in Waterloo Region and we are […]

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  • What it Takes to Recruit New Doctors to Waterloo Region

    David Tubbs Marketing & Communications Lead Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Physician Recruitment is one of the Chamber’s most important initiatives that culminates every year with the Family Medicine Resident Weekend that hosts 18 to 20 potential family doctors and their partners. The three day weekend is a way to showcase what the community […]

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  • The 5 Challenges Facing the Doctor Shortage in Waterloo Region

    Mary Sue Fitzpatrick Vice President, Physician Recruitment Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce For the past 15 years the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce and its Health Care Resources Council has made it its job to try and recruit as many doctors to the Kitchener-Waterloo-Woolwich community as possible. We have been successful in lowering the […]

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