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 About the Society

The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) is the national voice of Canadian rural physicians. Founded in 1992, the SRPC’s mission is to provide leadership for rural physicians and to promote sustainable conditions and equitable health care for rural communities.

On behalf of its members and the Canadian public, the SRPC performs a wide variety of functions, such as developing and advocating health delivery mechanisms, supporting rural doctors and communities in crisis, promoting and delivering continuing rural medical education,

encouraging and facilitating research into rural health issues, and fostering communication among rural physicians and other groups with an interest in rural health care.

The SRPC is a voluntary professional organization with over 3,000 Members, representing rural physicians in Canada's 5 regional divisions, spanning the country.

www.srpc.ca

  About the Journal

The Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, a publication of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.cjrm.ca. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of the article on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. 

  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in the field of The Rural Medicine has the following objectives:

  • To promote research into rural health issues.
  • To promote the health of rural (including native) communities.
  • To support and inform rural practitioners.
  • To provide a forum for debate and discussion of rural medicine.
  • To influence rural health policy by publishing articles that inform decision makers.
  • To Provide practical clinical information to rural practitioners.. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

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Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, a publication of Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review