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McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

When the Northern Ontario School of Medicine was created, it was based on a simple – but untested – premise: If you educate and train physicians in rural and remote northern communities, they will be more ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

When the Northern Ontario School of Medicine was created, it was based on a simple – but untested – premise: If you educate and train physicians in rural and remote northern communities, they will be more ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... a lot of barriers. Only psychotherapy provided by a physician, such as a family doctor or psychiatrist, is covered by OHIP, which means people end up on wait lists or simply go without treatment. You might ...

CBC (Jan 11) Change definition of doctor 'vacancy,' municipal council urges as Cape Breton...

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Change definition of doctor 'vacancy,' municipal council urges as Cape Breton physicians ready to retire The municipal council in Cape Breton's Victoria County is pressing the Nova Scotia Health Authority ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Forson, and Young retired last year, the community has succeeded in finding other physicians and care providers to come to that have agreed to visit the community on a regular basis and run specialized ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... one stop shop for physicians and their families wanting to live and work in Saskatchewan Canada. Also known as the Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan, we work in partnership with students, medical ...

International Conference on Physician Health (Oct, 11-13, 2018)

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Role of the CMA in Physician Health and Wellness The CMA strategy is to champion physician health and wellness across the physician lifecycle through leadership and advocacy; and through a lens of ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... respect, but across Canada a big share of physician payment is driven strictly by the volume of services we provide. That has some logic to it, but does little to reward better quality or higher value ...

Battling zombies with brains: SPPH celebrates career of Professor Emeritus Morris Barer

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... hopes strong evidence will be taken into more frequent and serious consideration by policy makers, with policy changes reflecting this. His own research has focused on physician resource policy, health ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of the province`s 20,000 primary-care physicians can conduct a conversation in a language other than English or French.  Just under four per cent can speak one of the top unofficial languages spoken ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The idea that doctors trained in the north are more likely to stay and practice here seems to be working out.  Since 2011, more than 160 family physicians educated at the Northern Ontario School ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... technology notwithstanding, numerous medical organizations — including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada — ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in the province says physicians must not accept compensation from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries in exchange for meeting with promotional representatives, and they must ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

OTTAWA -- Aboriginal physicians are praising Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott for acknowledging discrimination that unfolded at her Toronto-area practice prior to her political life -- an issue ...

The Star (Aug 25): How under privilege made me a better doctor

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... associated with this vocation. I encourage medical students and practicing physicians to be open about their stories, to humanize the identity of medicine so it doesn’t seem so lofty to those at a lower ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The average gross annual pay for a psychiatrist in Canada was $255,745 in 2014-15, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s national physician database. Psychiatrist earnings are ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... this, and for sure our physicians?” To access original content please click here Author: Peter Goffin  ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... this, and for sure our physicians?” To access original content please click here Author: Peter Goffin  ...

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