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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...

The power of peer support in healthcare

By Justin Faiola The Mental Health Commission of Canada states that health-care workers are 1.5 times more likely to be off work due to illness...

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...

One in four Canadian physicians report burnout

New CMA survey provides key indicators on physician health A survey by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shows physician health is a growing concern within...

Enhanced training for healthcare teams who treat critically ill pediatric patients

By Steven Gallagher Soon after becoming Niagara Health’s Chief of Pediatrics more than three years ago, Dr. Madan Roy saw an opportunity to enhance training...

Online learning—made for physicians

If you are a physician, you are also quite likely used to making sacrifices. It starts with an immense amount of education. Then, the...

How a simulation dramatically improved blood delivery times for trauma patients

By Amber Daugherty When a critically injured and bleeding patient is rushed into a trauma bay, every second counts – the faster they can receive...

Fifteen minutes of online education for a lifetime of compassion

Fifteen minutes of online education for a lifetime of compassion By Helen Reilly Humber River Hospital (HRH) believes in continuous learning and education for its...

PTSD in healthcare professionals

What is PTSD? Healthcare is a dynamic, demanding and often unpredictable environment to work in. Depending on the specific job, health care workers can become...

Experience a shift in the emergency department

By James Scarfone Move over, Catan and Monopoly. There’s a new player in the board game world that is fun for the whole (medical) family. GridlockED...

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