‘In Dialogue’ Episode 2: Dr. Janet van Vlymen

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In episode two of “In Dialogue,” CPSO’s Senior Communications Advisor Joshua McLarnon speaks to anesthesiologist and 2022 CPSO Council President Dr. Janet van Vlymen about her road to leadership and goals for her one-year term, the importance of quality improvement, ongoing efforts to ease physician burnout, and the College’s role in medical education.

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Dr. van Vlymen is an Associate Professor and previous Deputy Head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Queen’s University, and has been their academic representative on CPSO Council since 2016. She’s also served as chair on the College’s Quality Assurance and Education Advisory committees. At the Kingston Health Science Centre (KHSC), her clinical interests include preoperative assessment, ambulatory anesthesia and perioperative medicine, and she is currently the Program Medical Director for the Perioperative Services program. 

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