The need for practice management training in Canadian anesthesiology residency training programs

  • Vishal VarshneyEmail author



I would like to acknowledge and thank Resident Doctors of Canada for their work in obtaining the data around practice management training in Canada, and advocating for necessary changes and improvements in postgraduate medical education in Canada.

Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.


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© Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain MedicineUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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