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He loved our student dinners

It’s always hard to say good-bye.

There are so many sayings about our pets, but the truism that they become part of your family is true. To be sure, this was the case for our dog Jake, who many of our readers will remember from previous blogs: Dean (and Jake) on CampusOur dog Jake has separation anxiety, and A new home for Cheryl, Joanna, Jake and me.

He loved our student dinners

t’s always hard to say good-bye.

There are so many sayings about our pets, but the truism that they become part of your family is true. To be sure, this was the case for our dog Jake, who many of our readers will remember from previous blogs: Dean (and Jake) on CampusOur dog Jake has separation anxiety, and A new home for Cheryl, Joanna, Jake and me.

Nursing unveils new strategic plan

Under the excellent leadership of Professor Jennifer Medves the School of Nursing has had a series of successes in the past five years. The school spearheaded the development of our new master of science in healthcare quality program, earned a $5.8M grant to lead a province-wide initiative to improve nursing simulation and has initiated the development of several new programs: a diploma in pain management and programs in aging & health.

Nursing unveils new strategic plan

Under the excellent leadership of Professor Jennifer Medves the School of Nursing has had a series of successes in the past five years. The school spearheaded the development of our new master of science in healthcare quality program, earned a $5.8M grant to lead a province-wide initiative to improve nursing simulation and has initiated the development of several new programs: a diploma in pain management and programs in aging & health.

Providing Culturally Safe Care for Indigenous Peoples

This past week, the Health and Health Care Implications of Systemic Racism on Indigenous Peoples in Canada fact sheet was released. One of the co-authors of the report was Dr. Michael Green (left), professor of family medicine at Queen’s University. The fact sheet was prepared by the Indigenous Health Working Group of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada.1

Providing Culturally Safe Care for Indigenous Peoples

This past week, the Health and Health Care Implications of Systemic Racism on Indigenous Peoples in Canada fact sheet was released. One of the co-authors of the report was Dr. Michael Green (left), professor of family medicine at Queen’s University. The fact sheet was prepared by the Indigenous Health Working Group of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada.1

Feb 29th is Rare Disease Day…my good friend Ron Laxer… and a disease called Muckle-Wells Syndrome

Ron Laxer and I have been good friends since 1972. Ron’s wife, Edda Laxer and I have been good friends since 1965! Edda is a physiotherapist in Toronto, and Ron, is a paediatric rheumatologist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

Feb 29th is Rare Disease Day…my good friend Ron Laxer… and a disease called Muckle-Wells Syndrome

Ron Laxer and I have been good friends since 1972. Ron’s wife, Edda Laxer and I have been good friends since 1965! Edda is a physiotherapist in Toronto, and Ron, is a paediatric rheumatologist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

The American Presidential Race: Candidates Views on Health Care

I must admit, I’m addicted to American politics. Ever since I was a young adult, I’ve had somewhat of a fascination for the American political system, and every four years I find myself glued to the American presidential race. None more than this year! To be sure, this year is “quite special” given the circus that is taking place in the race for the republican presidential candidate. As a consequence, I’ve become a bit addicted to CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and the New York Times.

The American Presidential Race: Candidates Views on Health Care

I must admit, I’m addicted to American politics. Ever since I was a young adult, I’ve had somewhat of a fascination for the American political system, and every four years I find myself glued to the American presidential race. None more than this year! To be sure, this year is “quite special” given the circus that is taking place in the race for the republican presidential candidate. As a consequence, I’ve become a bit addicted to CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and the New York Times.

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