From podcast to app | Criminal Code protections | Upcoming deadlines
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Have an idea for an app or a podcast but can’t quite press the start button? Dr. Jonathan White, FRCSC, suggests that you “make it light, tight, simple and quick!”
In this second episode of Specialty Scoop, he shares his unpredictable journey from creating the Surgery 101 podcast to turning it into an app that’s garnered a worldwide audience.
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New Criminal Code protections for health care workers
Bill C-3 came into effect on January 16. This bill introduces stronger protections for health care workers (intimidation, obstruction of care) under Canada’s Criminal Code. I applaud this decision and all the advocacy that made this a reality, including by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA).
- Apply for a Royal College research grant (deadline = March 16, 2022). Three grants are open for applications.
- Nominate someone for the M. Andrew Padmos International Collaboration Award (deadline = March 31, 2022)
- Nominate someone for one of five 2022 Residency Education Awards (deadline = April 14, 2022)