Waiting to Breathe Again

By Rachelle MacLellan I feel like I’m living in the twilight zone. This in between time where nothing has happened. No one has died, I haven’t even encountered a single patient. That I know of. But it’s out there, lurking like a spectre. Cases are mounting daily, one is being ventilated across the hall. Every […]

Code Boob

By Melissa Yuan-Innes This article was originally published in the Medical Post ( as a response to Dr. Michelle Cohen’s piece. The editor changed the title from “Code Breast” (a play on Code Blue) to “Code Lactating Doctor!” I like the exclamation point, and I want the Medical Post to survive as a Canadian source of independent […]

CWIM Events Newsletter vol. 1

We all know that the current environment with the emergence of COVID-19 is challenging. People are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and isolated. There are also feelings of anger and frustration.

The Sweetness of Nothing

By Dr. Alanna Golden I never thought I would be a stay at home Mom. I never thought I would home school my kids. I never dreamed I would live and breathe a pandemic. The past fourteen days have felt like a whirlwind. Change has happened so slowly and so quickly all at once. With […]

Crashing During Covid

By Anonymous Remember that last scene from Thelma and Louise, where they drive off the cliff, smiling and holding hands? I feel like that except I’m alone and instead of a smile, I have tears, sorrow and am full of regrets. They say crises will bring out the best and the worst in people, and […]