How to choose a practice location

Professional interests

  • Type of practice sought
  • Availability of other professionals and technical platforms
  • Existing care team (sharing of tasks, dynamics, philosophy)
  • Operating time granted for surgical disciplines
  • Type of clientele served (needs)
  • Hospital obligations and privileges
  • Type of career sought: teaching, research, exclusively clinical
  • Type of compensation (fee-for-service, blended); rules concerning income within the department (pool)

Personal interests

  • Social and culture life
  • Quality of life
  • Access to schools for children
  • Distance from family
  • Full- or part-time schedule