Join the SRPC For Full Membership Benefits
As an active member of this organization you are helping to support the following initiatives:
Added benefits to membership include:
Tom Smith-Windsor, MD Prince Albert, Sask.
Society of Rural Physicians of
President’s message. Worth the price of admission?
The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) celebrates 25 years of existence in 2017. However, our membership is shrinking. We currently have roughly 3000 members on our roster, 2000 of whom are students and residents, and the remainder, practising rural physicians. Only of the half physicians registered as members have paid their fees for 2017.
To continue our work we need to expand our paying membership. Here is where your membership money goes:
These activities all require funding from the SRPC. Our coffers are rapidly running dry. The SRPC plays an important role in defending rural doctors and medical services on regional, provincial and national levels. I ask: Is this worth the price of admission (membership)?
REFERENCE 1. Lespérance S, Miller K, Dworkin R, et al. Maternal morbidity and perinatal outcomes in rural versus urban areas [letter]. CMAJ 2016; 188:1261-2.