Remembering Canadians who sacrifice for our safety

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Latest News, Medical Matters, Messenger 6 Comments

Last year, I dedicated this column to the importance of Remembrance Day and 2018 will be no different. However, there are two things that have changed in the last year as I reflect on this important day. First, 2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War One. Second, a new United Nations peacekeeping mission began this year for ...

The impact of war on medicine

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Messenger

An Alberta physician and veteran reflects before Remembrance DayBy Lieutenant-Colonel William PattonNov. 11, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought World War One to its end. As the grandson of a veteran of the Great War, I grew up in its shadow. I remember elderly men with rows of burnished medals on their chests, stiffening to ...

November Messenger 2018

Melissa Campbell CPSA, Messenger

Table of contentsMedical MattersThe impact of war on medicineFive reasons your permit renewal could be delayed, ultimately ruining everythingFive new questions in your 2019 RIFPhysician feedback improves MD Snapshot-Practice Checkup reportNew rules for MAID reporting now in effectTwo Alberta physicians sanctioned by College Hearing TribunalsTransgender Health Training Conference Coming to Edmonton in 2019Congratulations are in order!The future of medical cannabisOptimized ...