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Virtual platform brings increased accessibility to hospital pharmacy conference

In March 2021, the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) reimagined what it meant to gather as a community. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced radical...

Creativity comes to the forefront of practicums in the age of COVID

By Gregory Kennedy Practicums are a long-standing tradition within Alberta Health Services (AHS) that benefit students, staff and patients alike, but crafting these vital educational...

Overseas opportunities and career development

New applicants to MSF are always told the most challenging aspects of doing humanitarian work also provide the most rewarding and enriching experiences to...

eSIM readies staff for COVID Code Blue response

By Logan Clow Hundreds of clinical and non-clinical teams across the province have been training and coordinating their efforts since early March with eSIM (simulation...

Transforming healthcare practice beyond COVID-19

A humanistic and solution-focused approach   By Elaine Cook The pandemic has challenged healthcare providers in many ways. It has exposed both weaknesses and strengths of individuals,...

Free online COVID-19 resources for health providers

The American Lung Association and Cleveland Clinic announced an educational collaboration to disseminate free, comprehensive resources on COVID-19 care for healthcare providers globally. The...

Creating new opportunities during COVID-19

By Anna Wassermann If you ask Drs. Marcus Burnstein and Shiva Jayaraman about working through COVID-19, they’ll tell you that challenging environments often create new...

How leaders can support physician wellness

Even before the stress of COVID-19, physicians and medical learners faced unique pressures.   Nearly one-third of doctors, residents and medical students report burnout and...

Online education package readies health professionals to be redeployed to provide COVID-19 care

With the rapid rise and severity of COVID-19 cases, hospitals were concerned that they would urgently need healthcare professionals to redeploy to critical care...

Embracing technology in grass-roots conferences

By Roger Boyle Overcoming challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic is not new for healthcare workers. In addition to meeting the needs of patients and communities...

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