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Coming Back

Reading time: 5 minutes We talk to Council member Dr. Michael Franklyn about his journey of recovery after suffering a devastating stroke.

A Deeper Look into Our Complaints Data

Reading time: 7 minutes Over the next several issues of Dialogue, we take a closer look at our recent data to provide you with a window into the type of issues that come before the ICRC. We begin the series by profiling Clinical Communications.

Creating a Welcoming Space

Reading time: 5 minutes When it comes to patients identifying as sexual and gender minorities, what does a welcoming clinical environment look like? We provide some suggestions.

Encouraging Candour

Reading time: 6 minutes It can be hard to get patients – or anyone – to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth 100% of the time. Maybe the goal should simply be to make it a little easier to do so most of the time. We discuss how in this installment of Doc Talk.

The Safety Risks Posed by Restraints

Reading time: 3 minutes An expert committee of the Chief Coroner’s Office highlights the safety risks posed by restraints.

Phishing

Reading time: 4 minutes Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner is warning physicians and their staff members to be aware of the threat posed by phishing emails designed to attack their computer systems.

Providing Hope

Reading time: 5 minutes As founder and lead at Sunnybrook’s specialty renal clinic for high-risk pregnancies, Dr. Michelle Hladunewich has helped hundreds of women living with renal disease have children.

An Action-Packed Year

Reading time: 3 minutes Dr. Nancy Whitmore discusses the accomplishments of 2019.

Looking Back on 2019

Reading time: 3 minutes In his final letter to the profession, Dr. Peeter Poldre reflects on a busy year.

Seropositive Physicians and Exposure Prone Procedures

Reading time: 2 minutes The College has clarified its requirements for physicians infected with a blood borne virus who perform or assist with exposure prone procedures.

December 2019 Council at a Glance

Reading time: < 1 minute Our infographic highlights Council decisions.

Election Results for Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4

Reading time: 4 minutes The votes have been counted and the incumbents in all four districts will be returning to Council. We also welcome Dr. Ian Preyra who was acclaimed in District 4.