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Announcing the first ever Canadian Women Physicians Day!

BY DR. LIANA HWANG, MD CCFP DTM&H On March 11 2021, we hope you will join us in celebrating the first ever Canadian Women Physicians Day. Curre...

Tears, shame, fear and, above all, heroism — what it's like to work in long-term care during a pandemic

BY DR. CASSANDRA HOGGARD Originally Published: Calgary Herald August 18 2020   The worst day of a COVID-19 outbreak in long-term care is the first ...

Daring to be

BY DR. CELIA SPRAGUE Shared from the author's blog, where you can find more of her beautiful work.  https://lifeonabramlake.com   Dr. Sprague is ...

ADVOCACY: Discrimination in Medicine

BY: MICHELLE COHEN, CWIM Advocacy Committee On June 12, 2020, CWIM submitted a letter to the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundla...

Goodbye Daycare

BY SARA AHRONHEIM   You run to me, arms outstretched, as I drag my weary limbs to the garage door.  You have been anticipating my arrival, and burs...

Waiting to Breathe Again

BY ROCHELLE 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 e...

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 b...

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...

Pandemic

BY SARA AHRONHEIM   I am a front line health care worker.  I am an Emergency Physician.  I am also a mother to two glorious, growing, miraculous ch...

Code Boob

BY MELISSA YUAN-INNES This article was originally published in the Medical Post (http://www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca/physicians/discussions/blo...

#forlittlekeira

#forlittlekeira
BY JENNIFER KAGAN-VIATER   Tomorrow marks three weeks since Keira’s death. It doesn’t get any easier. The pain is searing, gnawing and all encompa...

Residency Mornings

BY MEGHAN WILSON The morning starts early, painfully so. I wake up feeling exhausted, sore everywhere, and overwhelmed. I don’t fall back asleep, h...