Burnett, M, Iglesias, S, Siverston, J, Blake, J, Woollard, R, Ebert, N, Button, E, Geller, B, Lesperance, S, Burrows, J, Janke, F. 2017. A Competency-Based Curriculum for Training Rural Family Physicians in Operative Delivery

The above commentary is a response to the following article published in the JOGC:

Carson, G. 2017. Curriculum Training for Rural Physicians.

Yeates, Lee. 2016. Patients at the Centre: Sustaining Rural Maternity – It’s All About the Surgery!

Kornelsen J et al. 2016. Centralized or decentralized perinatal surgical care for rural women: a realist review of the evidence on safety.
 BMC Health Services Research 16:381 DOI 10.1186/s12913-016-1629-6

Kornelsen J, Friesen R. 2016. Building Rural Surgical Networks: An Evidence- Based Approach to Service Delivery and EvaluationHealthcare Policy 12:1 


Lisonkova S et al. 2016. Maternal Morbidity and Perinatal Outcomes among rural versus urban women. CMAJ September 26, 2016. doi:10.1503/cmaj.151382

Responses: 

Grzybowski, S and Kornelsen, J (September 29, 2016)

Lesperance, SAE et al (October 7, 2016)

Zondervan, N and Holler, G. Local access to surgery in rural communities: a survey of general surgeons in Western Canada.  Can J Surg 59(4)

Kennedy CM, Zamar D, Masarova Z, Batchelor B, Johnston CS, and Caron N. 2016. The role of family physicians with enhanced surgical skills in rural Canada. Can J Surg 59(4): S108