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Table 1 Data points obtained from CIHI, CMA, CAPER, CaRMS, OMSA, and ESRI

From: Modernising physician resource planning: a national interactive web platform for Canadian medical trainees


Data obtained

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

Number of working physicians

Physician to 100,000 population ratios

Physicians by age groups

Gross wage

Number and percentage of rural and urban physicians

Number and percentage of male and female physicians

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

Number of vacancies for each province

Number of working physicians

Physicians by age group

Number of male and female

Canadian Post-MD Education Registry (CAPER)

Number of residents exits per year

Number of fellow exits per year

Percentage of residents pursuing fellowship training

Number of physicians working in province 2 years after having graduated in the same province

Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS)

Number of CMG seats (school-specific)

Number of CMG distinct applicants (Canadian region-specific)

Number of CMG applicants who ranked discipline as first choice (Canadian region-specific)

Ontario Medical Students’ Association (OMSA)

All Ontario program director comments

Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)

Hospitals map layer 2016 population census map layer