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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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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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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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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Professional Call to Arms

October 11, 2015 by

Over the last year we have seen some deeply concerning unilateral actions taken by the provincial government that highlight a...

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The Troubling Politics of Heal...

October 10, 2015 by

In 1985 and 1986, the Peterson Liberal government, with NDP support, introduced the Health Care Accessibility Act that aimed to ban...

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