Healthcare Bureaucracy: Not a ...

March 2, 2017 by

I was a bit surprised to see that the Deputy Minister of Health in Ontario, Dr. Bob Bell, posted an article to the Huffington Post...

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Leadership in a Time of Confli...

February 5, 2017 by

What is your leadership style? Do you like to specifically direct your team, or let them choose their own path? Do you make the...

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Unity, Where Art Thou?

January 31, 2017 by

At this past weekend’s special OMA council meeting convened to discuss and vote on motions of non-confidence in the board and the...

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tPSA Aftermath: Where do we st...

August 23, 2016 by

On August 14, 2016, for the second time in its history, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) held a General Meeting of its members....

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The Science of Homeopathy

May 24, 2016 by

I’m tired of people saying that homeopathy is without scientific basis. In fact, homeopathy not only has a long history (being...

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Is it time to rethink the MCCQ...

April 4, 2016 by

This letter was originally published on March 31, 2016 in the Canadian Medical Education Journal, and is reproduced here under the...

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Sticks and Stones

March 19, 2016 by

On Tuesday March 15, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), in an attempt to engage in discussion around topics related to medical...

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The Missing Ingredient?

February 24, 2016 by

If a restaurant wanted to reduce its food waste, how would it go about it? Would it order supplies on-demand? Work to prevent...

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Unilateral Cuts and Arbitratio...

January 7, 2016 by

You may be aware of the government’s cuts to doctors in Ontario. You may have seen a whole slew of percentages and dollar figures...

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Leaning In

December 22, 2015 by

With the recent unilateral cuts to physicians services in Ontario and the ill-planned New Graduate Entry Program (NGEP) there is a...

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The NGEP: Set Course for Disas...

December 10, 2015 by

When the New Graduate Entry Program (NGEP) was unveiled in October, it was met with disappointment1, concern 2, disgust 3, and formal...

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In Flanders Fields

November 11, 2015 by

The ever-memorable poem was written in 1915 during the First World War by Lieutenant Colonel John McRae, a physician originally from...

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