Reading time:6minutes At its December meeting, Council recognized Dr. Ramona Mahtani, a Toronto palliative care physician, for her extraordinary commitment to her patients and her respect for their narratives.
Reading time:4minutes To help organizations develop policies that meet the needs of patients and health-care professionals, a team of researchers put forward recommendations to respond to biased patients.
Reading time:16minutes CPSO’s mandate is to regulate physicians in the public interest, but there are good reasons within our role as an advocate for quality patient care to be concerned when patients target physicians with abuse.
Reading time:3minutes Dr. Nancy Whitmore, College Registrar, provides highlights of the activities of the last quarter. She also explains why patient bias expressed towards physicians and trainees is an issue of concern.
Reading time:9minutes By its nature, implicit bias is unconscious. This makes it hard to capture and confront. But when implicit bias plays out in the provision of health-care, it can have life-altering consequences.