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Our 2018 Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award recipient is…

Dear colleagues, World Humanitarian Day falls on August 19. What better time to announce this year’s recipient of the Royal College Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award? Without fail, I am impressed by the selflessness, unwavering commitment and heart for service that recipients... Continue Reading →

So, if I heard you correctly…

Dear colleagues, I hope at this point in the summer, you have all had an opportunity to relax, unwind and disconnect — if only for a short time (or at least have imminent plans to do so). I’ve been using... Continue Reading →

Introducing our strategic plan: 2018-2020

Dear colleagues, I know that you’re busy and may not have a lot of time to keep up with changes and activities at the Royal College, so let me assure you that the College is strong, committed and running well.... Continue Reading →

Manitoba physician receives our 2018 Indigenous health award

Dear colleagues, I’d like to invite you to watch a short video. Better than any words I can share, this three-minute video explains why Catherine L. Cook, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP, has been named the recipient of our Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award for 2018. Dr. Cook, a proud Métis woman, began as a […]

Are these pan-Canadian health organizations “fit for purpose”?

Dear colleagues, Are you aware of the new federal report that outlines options for reshaping and revitalizing our pan-Canadian health care organizations? With combined budgets of over $350 million in 2017 — and impacts on care areas like mental health,... Continue Reading →

Announcing our 2018 National Award Winners (Round 1)

Get to know this year’s recipients, chosen from a competitive field of extraordinary nominations. Their stories remind us that, working together, each of our unique skillsets can be used to influence real and lasting improvements at the systems’ and patient-care levels.

Addressing complex patient care

Dear colleagues, There are some things we know: new technologies (such as artificial intelligence) are impacting the medical profession, patients and how care is delivered; scopes of practice are evolving and innovative models of collaborative care are increasingly important to... Continue Reading →

[Watch] @DeanOnCampus on why CBME is a necessary direction

Dear colleagues, We had the pleasure of welcoming our first Professor-in-Residence to the Royal College: Dr. Richard Reznick, FRCSC, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University. The Professor-in-Residence is one of two new programs we are launching... Continue Reading →

Your dollars at work

Dear colleagues, I recently had an exchange with a Fellow about Royal College membership dues. At issue was where membership dollars are being spent. After several emails, a phone call and a face-to-face visit to the Fellow’s nearby office (yes,... Continue Reading →

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