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Medical residents highly valued, appreciated on PEI

As a family physician, I am really passionate about providing timely, quality care to my patients. This project is about complete primary care transformation. I like to think of it as people-centered care because the patient is at the center of what we’re doing but everyone involved in the PMH is being taken care of too. There’s a team wrapped around the patient, but they’re also there for each other. I love that concept.

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Epidemic preparedness and improving resiliency on PEI

It’s been more than 200 days since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic officially over. While many people would like to put it behind them and forget what happened, there continues to be a significant amount of time and energy devoted to reviewing the pandemic response and preparing for the next inevitable disease…

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VIRTUAL HALLWAY GAINING MOMENTUM ON PEI

Physicians and other health care providers have consulted with one another for many years, but long waitlists and busy schedules are making it increasingly difficult to find that time together with ease. That’s why Virtual Hallway, a relatively new online consulting platform designed to accelerate the exchange of clinical knowledge, is gaining momentum on Prince…

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PEI to benefit from Atlantic Registry physician licensing partnership

May 1, 2023 Starting today, physicians primarily practicing in Atlantic Canada can now more seamlessly obtain licenses to practice in all four provinces via the Atlantic Registry, creating greater ease of mobility for physicians within the region when opportunities arise. Announced in February 2023 by the Council of Atlantic Premiers in partnership with Registrars from…

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PEI doctors call for urgent action to stop healthcare system collapse

PEI doctors, through the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island (MSPEI), are calling on all political parties to prioritize stabilizing and strengthening the healthcare system. As political leaders share their election platforms, MSPEI is urging all parties to focus on three healthcare priorities: reducing inequities in health and healthcare across PEI; making healthcare a healthy…

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National, provincial, territorial medical organizations urge governments to collaborate to fix health system crisis

  Health care is in crisis in every province and territory in Canada. Patients cannot access the care they need in a timely fashion and providers are rapidly burning out. This week, organizations representing physicians across Canada are calling on the federal and provincial/territorial governments to collaborate immediately to begin solving the country’s health systems…

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Physician couple among 40 doctors to find opportunity, and a home, on PEI

For Dr. Michael Girsberger and Dr. Sandra Jadin, a site visit to Prince Edward Island was one of the most important determining factors for their decision to move to the Island.

Despite the pandemic, this physician couple is among 40 physicians recruited to PEI in 2021. Dr. Girsberger is a Nephrologist who began working in PEI in September 2021, while Dr. Jadin is an Anesthetist who began work in November 2021.

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Creative recruitment project gives doctors a 3D experience of Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Doctors considering a career in PEI can walk the simulated halls of Island healthcare facilities and experience community landmarks thanks to a virtual reality project to help recruit doctors to the province. The physician recruitment virtual reality (VR) project gives doctors three-dimensional exposure to what it is like to live…

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Now Hiring – Chief Physician Recruiter

MSPEI is seeking a Chief Physician Recruiter to help transform how PEI recruits physicians. The individual will join a new, first-of-its-kind in Canada, Physicians Recruiting Physicians model.   LEARN MORE

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