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Physician Recruitment

In Orillia, physician recruitment is a community-wide effort that includes the Economic Development Office. Orillia's Economic Development Manager is a member of the Orillia and Area Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee, which has been successful in attracting doctors and specialists to the Sunshine City.

In 2010, Doctors For Life, a creative marketing campaign put together in co-operation with the City of Orillia's Economic Development Office and aimed at attracting medical professionals to the area, picked up an honourable mention at the Economic Developers Council of Ontario annual marketing awards.

The City's Economic Development Office worked with a volunteer marketing sub-committee to develop and flesh out the concept, which was translated into a trade show display, a promotional brochure, and a bookmark, and was also the theme for a physician recruitment website. The materials make up part of the tool kit to be used by the local recruitment team in its efforts to court doctors at trade shows, in advertising, and in direct mail initiatives.

View the 2015 Semi-Annual Report for information on current projects and initiatives.

For more information about Orillia's physician recruitment program, please visit the Orillia and Area Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee website or contact Pat Thor, 705-325-2201, extension 3858.

For more information contact the Economic Development Office at 705-325-4900 or by emailing edc@orillia.ca

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