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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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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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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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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Doctor Strikes in Canada: A Br...

October 24, 2015 by

With the recent unilateral government decisions in Ontario, there has been a growing buzz about potential physician job action. I...

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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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