Stephenson, Dr. Bette
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First, some personal comments about the speaker's background and current position and some remarks about the feminist movement. Some statistics about Canada's need for doctors, and the policies governing that. Some answers to questions about admission policies of Canadian medical schools, immigration policies regarding foreign students, and taxes that support education of medical students. Some statistics regarding the profession of physician. Practices of the Ontario Medical Association with regard to fees and the income of physicians in relation to other professions. The problems of conception controls and abortion faced by physicians in Canada. A summation of the various problems and dilemmas faced by Canada's doctors today.