Q02. Satisfaction (professional life, balance)

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Q02. Rate your satisfaction with each of the following: Very dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neutral Satisfied Very satisfied
Survey Date
2019
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Survey Date
2019
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Q02. Rate your satisfaction with each of the following: Very dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neutral Satisfied Very satisfied
Topic
Satisfaction
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
Work-life balance
doctor satisfaction
Physician satisfaction
Response Choices
Your professional life
The balance between your personal and professional commitments
Documents

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Q06. Broad specialty

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Q06. Would you describe yourself as a: [family physician, family physician with a focused practice, other specialty physician]?
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q06. Would you describe yourself as a: [family physician, family physician with a focused practice, other specialty physician]?
Topic
Specialty or subspecialty
Keywords
FP
Family doctor
Family medicine
Family physician
GP
General practitioner
General practice
Specialist
Specialty
Sub-specialty
Documents

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Q06iFP. Family practice focus

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Q06iFP. What area does your practice focus on?
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q06iFP. What area does your practice focus on?
Topic
Specialty or subspecialty
Keywords
FP
Family doctor
Family medicine
Family physician
GP
General practice
General practitioner
Specialist
Specialty
Sub-specialty
Response Choices
Administration
Addiction medicine
Child and adolescent health
Chronic non-cancer pain
Emergency medicine
Family practice anesthesia
Health care of the elderly
Hospital medicine
Maternity and newborn care
Mental health
Minor plastic surgery/cosmetics
Occupational medicine
Palliative care
Prison health
Sport and exercise medicine
Surgical assisting
Women’s health
Documents

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Q06iSP. Specialty/Subspecialty

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Q06iSP. Select the specialty/sub-specialty certificate that is most closely related to the main area of your current practice.
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q06iSP. Select the specialty/sub-specialty certificate that is most closely related to the main area of your current practice.
Topic
Specialty or subspecialty
Keywords
Specialist
Specialty
Sub-specialty
Response Choices
Adolescent Medicine
Anatomical Pathology
Anesthesiology
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiology - Adult
Cardiology - Pediatric
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Immunology & Allergy - Adult
Clinical Immunology & Allergy – Pediatric
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Colorectal Surgery
Critical Care Medicine - Pediatric
Critical Care Medicine – Adult
Dermatology
Developmental Pediatrics
Diagnostic Radiology
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology & Metabolism – Adult
Endocrinology & Metabolism – Pediatric
Family Medicine
Forensic Pathology
Forensic Psychiatry
Gastroenterology - Adult
Gastroenterology - Pediatric
General Internal Medicine
General Pathology
General Surgery
General Surgical Oncology
Geriatric Medicine
Geriatric Psychiatry
Gyn. Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Gynecologic Oncology
Hematological Pathology
Hematology
Infectious Diseases – Adult
Infectious Diseases – Pediatric
Internal Medicine
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Medical Biochemistry
Medical Genetics
Medical Microbiology
Medical Oncology
Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
Nephrology – Adult
Nephrology – Pediatric
Neurology – Adult
Neurology - Pediatric
Neuropathology
Neuroradiology
Neurosurgery
Nuclear Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Occupational Medicine
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Pain Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Pediatric Radiology
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatrics – General
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Plastic Surgery
Psychiatry
Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Radiation Oncology
Respirology – Adult
Respirology – Pediatric
Rheumatology – Adult
Rheumatology – Pediatric
Thoracic Surgery
Urology
Vascular Surgery
Documents

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Q10. Providing on-call

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Q10. Do you provide on-call services?
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
Full Question
Q10. Do you provide on-call services?
Topic
Patient care
On-call activities
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
On-call hours
On-call services
Work hours
Oncall
Workload
Oncall activities
Documents

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Q11. Average on-call hours

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Q11. Estimate your average number of on-call work hours per month:
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
Full Question
Q11. Estimate your average number of on-call work hours per month:
Topic
Patient care
On-call activities
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
On-call hours
Oncall activities
Oncall
On-call services
Work hours
Workload
Documents

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Q12. On-call hours in direct patient care

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Q12. Estimate how many of your on-call hours each month are actually spent in direct patient care (e.g., phone, email, face-to-face):
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q12. Estimate how many of your on-call hours each month are actually spent in direct patient care (e.g., phone, email, face-to-face):
Topic
Patient care
On-call activities
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
Clinical care
On-call services
On-call hours
Oncall
Oncall activities
Patient care
Work hours
Workload
Documents

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Q13. Work hours

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Q13. EXCLUDING ON-CALL ACTIVITIES, how many HOURS IN AN AVERAGE WEEK do you usually spend on the following activities? Assume each activity is mutually exclusive for reporting purposes.
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q13. EXCLUDING ON-CALL ACTIVITIES, how many HOURS IN AN AVERAGE WEEK do you usually spend on the following activities? Assume each activity is mutually exclusive for reporting purposes.
Topic
Patient care
On-call activities
Practice management (e.g., overhead costs, paperwork)
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
Administrative duties
Committee work
Indirect patient care
On-call services
Patient care
Practice management
Continuing medication education (CME)
Research
Teaching
Work hours
Oncall
Oncall activities
Workload
Response Choices
Direct patient care without a teaching component, regardless of setting
Direct patient care with a teaching component, regardless of setting
Teaching/Education without direct patient care (contact with students/residents, preparation, marking, evaluations, etc.)
Indirect patient care (charting, reports, phone calls, meeting patients’ family, etc.)
Health facility committees (academic planning committees)
Administration (i.e., management of university program, chief of staff, department head, Ministry of Health, etc.)
Research (including management of research and publications)
Managing your practice (staff, facility, equipment, etc.)
Continuing medical education/professional development (courses, reading, videos, tapes, seminars, etc.)
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Q14. Hours on administrative forms

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Q14. How many hours per week do you spend completing administrative forms on behalf of your patients (e.g. third party insurance forms)?
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q14. How many hours per week do you spend completing administrative forms on behalf of your patients (e.g. third party insurance forms)?
Topic
Patient care
Practice management (e.g., overhead costs, paperwork)
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
3rd party insurance forms
Administrative duties
Indirect patient care
Paperwork
Practice management
Workload
Documents

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Q17. Accepting new patients

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Q17. To what extent is your practice accepting new patients into your MAIN patient care setting? Please check only ONE.
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q17. To what extent is your practice accepting new patients into your MAIN patient care setting? Please check only ONE.
Topic
Patient care
Hours of work and workload
Access to services
Keywords
Access to services
Appointment availability
Overworked
Patient care
Patient load
Wait time
Work hours
Workload
Wait times
Waiting times
Response Choices
No restrictions; practice is open to all new patients
Partially closed
Completely closed
Does not apply to my practice setting
Documents

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Q18. Number of patients seen

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Q18. Please estimate the number of patients you see in a TYPICAL WEEK, EXCLUDING patient visits while you are on-call (on-call is defined as time outside of regularly scheduled activity during which you are available to patients):
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
Full Question
Q18. Please estimate the number of patients you see in a TYPICAL WEEK, EXCLUDING patient visits while you are on-call (on-call is defined as time outside of regularly scheduled activity during which you are available to patients):
Topic
Patient care
Hours of work and workload
Access to services
On-call activities
Keywords
Access to services
Appointment availability
Overworked
Patient care
Patient load
Wait time
Work hours
Workload
Wait times
Waiting times
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Q18. Providing on-call

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Q18. Do you provide on-call services?
Survey Date
2019
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Survey Date
2019
Full Question
Q18. Do you provide on-call services?
Topic
Hours of work and workload
On-call activities
Access to services
Patient care
Oncall
Keywords
On-call service
Workload
Oncall activities
Oncall
Response Choices
Yes
No
Documents

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Q19a. Patient access for URGENT cases

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Q19a. Typically, if a patient visits your office or is referred to you, how long would that patient wait until the first available appointment WITH YOU OR YOUR PRACTICE?
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q19a. Typically, if a patient visits your office or is referred to you, how long would that patient wait until the first available appointment WITH YOU OR YOUR PRACTICE?
Topic
Patient care
Hours of work and workload
Access to services
Keywords
Access to services
Appointment availability
Overworked
Patient care
Patient load
Referral
Wait time
Work hours
Workload
Wait times
Waiting times
Response Choices
same day
number of days
Documents

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Q19. Average on-call hours

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Q19. Estimate your average number of on-call work hours per month:
Survey Date
2019
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Survey Date
2019
Full Question
Q19. Estimate your average number of on-call work hours per month:
Topic
Access to services
Hours of work and workload
Patient care
On-call activities
Oncall
Keywords
Oncall
Time
Oncall activities
On-call hours
Workload
Documents

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Q19b. Patient access for NON-URGENT cases

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Q19b. Typically, if a patient visits your office or is referred to you, how long would that patient wait until the first available appointment WITH YOU OR YOUR PRACTICE?
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q19b. Typically, if a patient visits your office or is referred to you, how long would that patient wait until the first available appointment WITH YOU OR YOUR PRACTICE?
Topic
Patient care
Hours of work and workload
Access to services
Keywords
Access to services
Appointment availability
Overworked
Patient care
Patient load
Referral
Wait time
Work hours
Workload
Wait times
Waiting times
Response Choices
same week
number of weeks
Documents

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Q20. On-call hours in direct patient care

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Q20. Estimate how many of your on-call hours each month are actually spent in direct patient care (e.g., phone, email, face-to-face):
Survey Date
2019
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Survey Date
2019
Full Question
Q20. Estimate how many of your on-call hours each month are actually spent in direct patient care (e.g., phone, email, face-to-face):
Topic
Access to services
Hours of work and workload
On-call activities
Patient care
Oncall
Keywords
Oncall
On-call hours
Time
Workload
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Q21 & Q22. Work hours

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Q21 & Q22. EXCLUDING ON-CALL ACTIVITIES, how many HOURS IN AN AVERAGE WEEK do you usually spend on the following activities? Assume each activity is mutually exclusive for reporting purposes (i.e., if an activity spans two categories, please report hours in only one category).
Survey Date
2019
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Survey Date
2019
Full Question
Q21 & Q22. EXCLUDING ON-CALL ACTIVITIES, how many HOURS IN AN AVERAGE WEEK do you usually spend on the following activities? Assume each activity is mutually exclusive for reporting purposes (i.e., if an activity spans two categories, please report hours in only one category).
Topic
Hours of work and workload
Access to services
Patient care
Practice management (e.g., overhead costs, paperwork)
On-call activities
Oncall
Keywords
Workload
Time
Oncall
Response Choices
Direct patient care without a teaching component, regardless of setting
Direct patient care with a teaching component, regardless of setting
Teaching/Education without direct patient care (contact with students/residents, preparation, marking, evaluations, etc.)
Indirect patient care (charting, reports, phone calls, meeting patients’ family, etc.)
Health facility committees (academic planning committees)
Administration (i.e., management of university program, chief of staff, department head, Ministry of Health, etc.)
Research (including management of research and publications)
Managing your practice (staff, facility, equipment, etc.)
Continuing medical education/professional development (courses, reading, videos, tapes, seminars, etc.)
Other
TOTAL HOURS WORKED PER WEEK
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Q25a. Changes made to practice

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Q25a. With reference to the LAST 2 YEARS, please check all of the following changes you have already made:
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q25a. With reference to the LAST 2 YEARS, please check all of the following changes you have already made:
Topic
Retirement
Practice relocation
On-call activities
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
Career transition
Oncall
Oncall activities
On-call services
Overworked
Patient load
Practice relocation
Retirement
Work hours
Work location
Work-life balance
Workload
Response Choices
Retired from clinical practice
Reduced weekly work hours (excluding on-call)
Increased weekly work hours (excluding on-call)
Relocated my practice to another province/territory in Canada
Practised in the USA
Practised in another country
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Q25b. Planned changes to practice

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Q25b. With reference to the NEXT 2 YEARS, please check all of the following changes that you are planning to make:
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
Full Question
Q25b. With reference to the NEXT 2 YEARS, please check all of the following changes that you are planning to make:
Topic
Retirement
Practice relocation
On-call activities
Hours of work and workload
Keywords
Career transition
On-call services
Oncall
Oncall activities
Overworked
Patient load
Practice relocation
Retirement
Work hours
Work location
Work-life balance
Workload
Response Choices
Retire from clinical practice
Retire completely from medical practice
Reduce weekly work hours (excluding on-call)
Increase weekly work hours (excluding on-call)
Relocate my practice to another province/territory in Canada
Practise in the USA
Practise in another country
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Q26. Overworked/underemployed

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Q26. Describe your current employment situation.
Survey Date
2017
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Survey Date
2017
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Q26. Describe your current employment situation.
Topic
Satisfaction
Hours of work and workload
Employment status
Keywords
Career transition
Overworked
Employment status
Satisfaction (professional)
Underemployed
Unemployed
Work hours
Work-life balance
Workload
Response Choices
Overworked in my discipline
Employed in my discipline to my satisfaction
Underemployed in my discipline
Not employed in my discipline
Documents

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