Antony Raikhlin didn’t bother looking for jobs during his medical residency. There was no point, he was told, because jobs in his field — radiology — were scarce.
His job hunt began in July 2012, at the beginning of his one-year fellowship — the final leg of his training. “I started looking around and there weren’t that many ads,” he recalled. Dr. Raikhlin, 32, figured more ads would appear as the year went on. “By the fall I started getting a little nervous because there were very few ads coming out.”
He eventually secured a staff radiology post at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He feels fortunate to have nabbed a position in his home city.
It’s difficult for patients who wait for treatment to accept that there are able and willing young doctors [out there]
Many new specialists — as well as graduates in fields from nursing to physiotherapy…
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