“Four for four” articles on Healthy Debate

Healthy Debate put four questions to each of the candidates in a series called “Four for four.” Read my responses to each of the questions by clicking on the respective articles below:

    1. Candidates for CMA president on parents who don’t want to immunize their children
    2. Candidates for CMA president on physician burnout
    3. Candidates for CMA president on the move toward patient-centred health care
    4. Candidates for CMA president on responding to the feds’ proposed tax changes

Fundraising underway for new end-of-life hospice in North York

“We envision a hospice that is a centre of excellence. We see a beautiful, bright environment where people can have independence and all of these needs met. It’s the whole continuity of end-of-life care.”


A great article on the Neshama Hospice and the Ontario government’s commitment to funding this 10-bed facility in North York. I am proud to be the Medical Lead and bring compassionate communities together through this end-of-life care facility. Read the full article here …

All Candidates Panels at Ontario Medical Schools

This week, I have the pleasure of participating in All Candidates panels for the position of CMA President-Elect Nominee. I look forward to visiting the medical students and residents from the Northern Ontario School of MedicineMcMaster UniversityUniversity of TorontoUniversity of Ottawa (via video-conference), and Queen’s University.

I regret that I am unable to attend the panel at Western University due to a prior engagement.

Non-students are also welcome at all of these events. Here are the details:

NOSM: Monday, February 5 from 12–1 PM

NOSM at Laurentian University (MS 119)
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

Note: This event will also be streamed via WebEx. To join, please visit https://nosm.webex.com/nosm/j.php?MTID=mfaa0cee394d397fe3b5547e573aef4c8 or call in using the local toll free number (1-855-485-3207) and access code (642 867 425).

McMaster University: Tuesday, February 6 from 12:15–1:15 PM

Michael G DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), Room 3020
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8

Facebook Event

University of Toronto: Wednesday, February 7 at 6 PM

Medical Sciences Building, Room 3153
1 King’s College Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

Facebook Event

University of Ottawa: Thursday, February 8 from 12:30–1:30 PM

Roger Guindon Hall, Room 2003 (Amph B)
451 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1

Livestream will be available at https://www.facebook.com/uottawameds/.

Queen’s University: Thursday, February 8 from 5–6:30 PM

New Medical Building, Main Auditorium (NMB 132A)
15 Arch Street
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Facebook Event