Robert Bear


Dr. Robert Bear is a former Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the author of Sorrow’s Reward, a novel set in a dialysis unit.  He blogs on health care at

9 Contributions
by Karen Born Terrence Sullivan Robert Bear

Restructuring Alberta’s health system

by Karen Born Andreas Laupacis Robert Bear

Can quality be assured for diagnostic imaging?

by Karen Born Robert Bear Mike Tierney

Urgent surgery: a forgotten wait time?

by Nathan Stall Robert Bear Terrence Sullivan

Who will care for Canada’s seniors?

by Jeremy Petch Robert Bear Andreas Laupacis

Wait times for “non-priority” surgeries

by Robert Bear Ann Silversides Andreas Laupacis

Providing emotional care for patients in a technology-driven health system

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