A time for Remembrance

Dina Baras CPSA, Latest News, Medical Matters, Messenger 8 Comments

This Messenger column is somewhat different than my past submissions, because of the unique meaning this weekend has to millions of Canadians.Photographer unknownSaturday November 11th is a special day of remembrance where we should all take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the many men and women who have served and continue to serve Canada, especially those who ...

What makes you a leader?

Dina Baras CPSA, Medical Matters, Messenger 8 Comments

In my last two Messenger articles, I wrote about the value of high functioning teams and the importance of physician engagement. Building on that foundation, I’d like to introduce the topic of physician leadership. I believe physician leadership is essential for the future of health care in Alberta. However, the term “physician leadership” may be perceived as physicians wanting to …

Self-regulation belongs to all of us

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Welcome to, Medical Matters, a new column from CPSA Registrar, Dr. Scott McLeod. Medical Matters will look at the successes and challenges of the health system and how the medical profession can and should explore opportunities for improvement and innovation. Your feedback is always welcome and encouraged. As physicians, we are incredibly privileged to have the trust of the public …