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Members in the news (June 2019)

Royal College Staff
June 11, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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“The challenge I’m facing as a physician is the industry is focused on a market that’s no longer medical. They do not think cannabis is a medication,” Sana-Ara Ahmed, MD, FRCPC (“Skyrocketing medical cannabis patient numbers outpacing physician support, supply: doctor,” Edmonton Journal). “If we don’t do it and have our say in how it’s […]

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Members in the news (May 2019)

Royal College Staff
May 7, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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“If you add up all those tiny delays […] if you measure all of those things and can shorten each one of them, you can start saving a lot of money,” Michael Gardam, MDCM, FRCPC (“Transforming health care: How artificial intelligence is reshaping the medical landscape,” CBC News). “It’s very frustrating. I want to look after the […]

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Members in the news (April 2019)

Royal College Staff
April 10, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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“A presumed-consent system in other jurisdictions has generally resulted in a ballpark 20, 30, sometimes 35 per cent increase in donation rates,” Stephen Beed, MD, FRCPC (“Should Canada have presumed consent for organ donations? Here are the pros and cons,” Global News). “Our message has always been don’t be too concerned, we don’t know, and […]

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