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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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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Heal Thyself

November 8, 2015 by

Providing patient care can be stressful even at the best of times. Add in some additional political controversy, financial concerns,...

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More Money or More Problems?

November 4, 2015 by

What do we want? A reversal of the unilateral cuts, sure, but what is the end goal? Back to ‘business as usual’? Even...

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Making Connections

October 31, 2015 by

Why is it that I seem to have more physician recruiters connected to my LinkedIn profile than actual physicians? I just came from a...

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Flawed Leadership?

October 17, 2015 by

“The ___ is flawed. The leadership is out of touch with the constituents. They are advancing issues that aren’t relevant to...

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The True Bottom Line

October 15, 2015 by

‘Fat cat’ is a phrase that both sticks and stings. It is like someone accusing you of a heinous crime. No matter how many...

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