There is a new grant available for recent medical graduates practicing in rural and remote communities throughout Saskatchewan. It is called the Rural Physician Incentive Program (RPIP) and it is administered solely by saskdocs.
The RPIP is a new program available to recent medical graduates. The grant can amount to $120,000/physician paid out incrementally over a period of five years. A rural or remote community in Saskatchewan means one with a population of 10, 000 or less.
The entire program is administered by saskdocs. For more information on the program follow the links below. There you will find more program information, eligibility criteria and application forms that are available for download.
For more information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-415-3627 (Toll Free in North America)
RPIP Application Form
Also, if you're a physician looking for locum opportuntities, good news! We are pleased to inform you that Regional Health Authorities in Saskatchewan are actively recruiting Family Physicians to provide locum services to communities within each region. As a Regional Locum physician you will provide locum services to the communities within the boundaries of the Regional Health Authority. Incentives for this opportunity include a signing bonus of $11,000 and a retention bonus of $10,000. Contact us for more details.