Physicians work hours weekly for FP/GP vs. specialist in 2017 by activity

Average weekly work hours of family/general practitioners (FP/GP) vs. other specialists in Canada as of 2017, by activity*

by John Elflein, last edited Jun 6, 2018
Physicians work hours weekly for FP/GP vs. specialist in 2017 by activity This statistic shows the average weekly work hours of family/general practitioners (FP/GP) vs. other specialist physicians in Canada as of 2017, by activity. The data is based on the Physician Workforce Survey conducted by the Canadian Medical Association. Weekly average working hours of FP/GPs in the field of research were 0.54 hours compared to the other specialists who spent 1.93 work hours in this activity.
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Average weekly work hours of family/general practitioners (FP/GP) vs. other specialists in Canada as of 2017, by activity*

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FP/GPOther specialist
Direct patient care without a teaching component27.8323.08
Direct patient care with a teaching component4.5910.55
Teaching/educating without direct patient care11.94
Indirect patient care7.765.97
Health facility committees0.621.11
Administration1.842.9
Research0.541.93
Managing practice1.351.4
CME/CPD2.422.7
Other activities0.760.98
Total hours48.6952.56
FP/GPOther specialist
Direct patient care without a teaching component27.8323.08
Direct patient care with a teaching component4.5910.55
Teaching/educating without direct patient care11.94
Indirect patient care7.765.97
Health facility committees0.621.11
Administration1.842.9
Research0.541.93
Managing practice1.351.4
CME/CPD2.422.7
Other activities0.760.98
Total hours48.6952.56
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by John Elflein, last edited Jun 6, 2018
This statistic shows the average weekly work hours of family/general practitioners (FP/GP) vs. other specialist physicians in Canada as of 2017, by activity. The data is based on the Physician Workforce Survey conducted by the Canadian Medical Association. Weekly average working hours of FP/GPs in the field of research were 0.54 hours compared to the other specialists who spent 1.93 work hours in this activity.
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