Medical Associations

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by Doctors for Planetary Health – West Coast

Health professionals have a role to play in ‘Our Planet, Our Health’

Canadian health professionals have a role to play in protecting and restoring the health of the planet, which is after all the ultimate determinant of the health of the population.

by Graham Dickson

‘Transformation’ in health care depends on leaders’ people skills

The true challenge of transformation is the need for leaders to see it not as simply a cumulation of changes, reforms or innovations but as a process of collective people change, regardless of the role one plays in health care.

by Allan O’Dette

Good things happen when governments follow doctors’ advice: OMA

Cresting Ontario's third wave is a reminder that "good things happen for people and patients when governments listen to doctors."

by Your Ontario Doctors

#Raiseyourvoice: An open letter to Ontarians from your doctors

To control the pandemic, more needs to be done immediately. You have seen the clips about hospitals in Italy and New York City last year: make no mistake, this is what we will soon face if we don’t make changes now.

by Lorian Hardcastle Ubaka Ogbogu

Climate of distrust clouds Alberta negotiations

It is unsurprising that Albertan physicians rejected a compensation agreement reached by the Alberta Medical Association and the provincial government after lengthy, acrimonious negotiations. Here's why.

by Anne Borden King

Proposed guidelines on alternative medicine must be enforced to stem the tide of misinformation

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario doesn't go far enough in updates it is making to its policy about doctors' use of alternative medicine.

by Françoise Baylis Landon J. Getz ...

Rush to risky challenge trials is unethical

by Lucie Pelland Beata Batorowicz

Socrates and self-reflection: A creative approach to teaching compassion

by Maisoon D. Yousif Oluwatobi (Tobi) Olaiya Farhan Mahmood

COVID-19 amplifies economic barriers to medical school admissions

by Trevor Hancock Paul Kershaw Lindsay McLaren Marjorie MacDonald Shannon Turner Suzanne F. Jackson

There is much more to public health than COVID-19

by Dianne Godkin Jonathan Breslin

CPSO’s revised end-of-life policy is ethically problematic

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