Exit Strategies: The Timing and Impact of Physician Retirements

Project number: 
10-010
Approval date: 
Friday, March 23, 2012
Principal Investigator: 
Barer,Morris
Institution: 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Funding Agency: 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR),Michael Smith Foundation (MSFHR),Ministry of Health (Mo
Datasets requested: 
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
Consolidation registry (Ministry of Health)
MSP Registration & Premium Billing(BC Ministry of Health)
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
ACG Case Mix Group (Johns Hopkins University)
consolidation - census geocodes
College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • Hedden L, Lavergne R, McGrail KM, et al. Patterns of physician retirement and pre-retirement activity: a population-based cohort study. CMAJ 2017;189:E1410-5

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Hedden, L., Barer, M., McGrail, K., and Law, M. Exit Strategies - The Timing and Pattern of Physician Retirements in British Columbia (BC). Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research Conference, May 2016, Toronto, Ontario. (oral presentation)

    Hedden, L., Barer, M., McGrail, K., and Law, M. Exit Strategies - The Timing and Pattern of Physician Retirements in British Columbia (BC). Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, April 2016, Vancouver, British Columbia. (poster presentation)

    Hedden, L., Barer, M., McGrail, K., and Law, M. Exit Strategies - The Timing and Pattern of Physician Retirements in British Columbia (BC). Canadian Health Workforce Conference, October 2016, Ottawa Ontario. (oral presentation)

    Hedden, L., Barer, M., McGrail, K., and Law, M. Exit Strategies - The Timing and Pattern of Physician Retirements in British Columbia (BC). North American Primary Care Research Group Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 2016. (poster presentation)

    Hedden, L., Barer, M., McGrail, K., and Law, M. Exit Strategies - The Timing and Pattern of Physician Retirements in British Columbia (BC). International Health Economics Association Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, July 2017 (oral presentation)

    Hedden, L., Barer, M., McGrail, K., and Law, M. Exit Strategies - The Timing and Pattern of Physician Retirements in British Columbia (BC). International Health Workforce Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand, April 2018 (poster presentation)

    Hedden, L., Barer, M., McGrail, K., and Law, M. Exit Strategies: Patterns of Physician Retirement and Pre-Retirement Activity” Invited presentation to the Canadian Orthopaedics Association Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC, June 2018. (oral presentation)


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