Dr. Richard Cohen
January 17, 2013
In the past I followed a tried and tested format for classroom lecturing ‘Tell them what you are going to tell them’ (a set of well-written educational objectives), ‘tell them what you want to tell them’ (no shortage of instructional papers on how to develop a good PowerPoint presentation) and finally ‘tell them what you have told them’ (a concise summary). read more...
Dr. Kiran Veerapen
December 18, 2012
Before this incident in the emergency room, I had no established teaching practice that focused consciously on checking the veracity of a trainees’ use and understanding of medical terminology. This challenged my assumption that the medical student comprehended such composite terms accurately. read more...
Dr. Steve Wong
Dr. William T. Gibson
December 3, 2012
From a medical perspective, I advise people who are thinking about DTC genetic testing to think of it like the over-the-counter (OTC) medical tests available in many pharmacies. read more...
Dr. Neda Amiri
November 20, 2012
Rivaroxaban for treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism: exploring new territories, Nov 20, 2012 Thyroid Nodules: Get more information from your ultrasound, Feb 4, 2013 Aldosterone antagonists for the treatment of systolic heart failure, Apr 15, 2013 Effects of glucocorticoids on cardiovascular risks in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Sep 23, 2013 Five clinical points on Rheumatoid […] read more...
In April 2012, NEJM published The EINSTEIN-PE study, which looked at the use of oral Rivaroxaban for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism in 4833 patients. read more...
Dr. Joseph Lam
October 23, 2012
In 2009, Huang et al published a study looking at whether or not suppression of S aureus growth with bleach baths and intranasal mupirocin improves AD severity. read more...
I underwent the assessment in the spring of 2011 and, like most practices, I discovered that there were some things I was doing well and some other things that could do with some improvement. read more...
Dr. David Topps
September 24, 2012
Dr. Marisa Collins
July 31, 2012
Dr. Susan Hollenberg
July 10, 2012
The whole cell cholera and travellers’ diarrhea vaccine – Looking for evidence in the prevention of travellers’ diarrhea
The approval of the oral whole cell cholera and traveller’s diarrhea vaccine in Canada promised a novel approach to the prevention of TD. read more...
June 1, 2012
An ongoing problem with student supervision in the clinical setting is managing the expectations of Clinical supervisors. Frequently, clinical supervisors are clinicians with many years of experience in their specialty, who have not been practicing at “entry level” for some time. read more...
Dr. Steve Wong
May 28, 2012