The Niagara Physician Recruitment and Retention Program was established in 2001 as a primary contact for the recruitment and retention of family physicians into the municipalities of St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Thorold, Fort Erie, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Port Colborne, Wainfleet, Pelham, Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln.

Services to Physicians and Clinics include:

  • The promotion of family practice opportunities in Niagara
  • Coordination of clinic and community tours based on the practice and lifestyle preferences
  • Transitioning family physicians into communities
  • Representing the Niagara Regional Recruitment Program at medical schools within Niagara and beyond
  • Recruitment Liason with the DeGroote School of Medicine, Niagara Campus
  • Coordinator of the Family Medicine Locum Program for Niagara
  • Spousal employment support