John Van Aerde


John(y) Van Aerde, MD, MA, PhD, FRCPC
is the Executive Medical Director of the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders and the Founding Editor of the Canadian Journal of Physician LeadershipHe holds a PhD in Medical Sciences and a Master’s degree in Leadership Studies, and has published 100 peer-reviewed papers, two dozen book chapters, and 150 abstracts on neonatal nutrition and metabolism, and leadership in health systems. Recently, he became an emeritus Clinical Professor of Pediatrics – Univ of Alberta, is Faculty of the Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) in Ottawa, and Adjunct Professor at the School of Leadership Studies at Royal Roads University in Victoria. He practices systems theory by living in a self-sustainable.

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by John Van Aerde

We must change our mindset about our health-care system

No system, public or private, can cover all the health needs and wants of every person all the time. It's time for difficult conversations about our health-care system.

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