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Quitting smoking can improve your cancer treatment, period

By Craig Earle Craig Earle is a GTA-based oncologist and Vice-President, Cancer Control, at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. The start of the new year means...

Enhancing geriatric patient care with Medicine Refresher Day

By Kyla Young On October 18, 2018, a record number of 180 primary care providers, nurses and allied healthcare professionals who work as part of...

Enhancing the patient experience through specialized Lean training

By Carla Wintersgill Runnymede Healthcare Centre is committed to providing the tools and resources to empower its staff and promote engagement. By supporting ongoing professional...

New staff education program to erase stigma around mental illness

By Veronica Magee For people struggling with mental health, confiding in others can often be as difficult as battling their illness. This is partly because...

Finding engaging ways to educate and prepare for accreditation

By Yeena Peng This year Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) participated in the Accreditation Canada survey process between September 24 – 27, 2018. Similar to other...

Training workshop on communications at the end of life available to long-term care homes

By Stephen Smith Maya Angelou the poet once said “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but...

Providing trauma simulation training

By Elise Copps 35-year-old woman, unrestrained driver of an all-terrain vehicle. Rolled multiple times into the ravine, approximately eight feet down an embankment. Blood pressure...

Education night helps high school students prepare for a career in medicine

By Kaylee MacMillan As a healthcare professional, Shannon Puna thought she had all the resources she needed to answer any questions her Grade nine son...

Training to improve HIV care

By Caroline Dobuzinskis   Since its launch in 2011, the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE)’s highly regarded Education and Training program has engaged over 13,500 participants...

Doctors Without Borders: Meaningful work that fosters leadership

By Claudia Blume Each year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) sends more than 3,600 international staff to join more than 40,000 locally hired staff...

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