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Physician Health Program offers compassion, encourages doctors to practice self-compassion

May 7, 2024

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Week (May 6-12) is centered on the healing power of compassion, something researchers have been studying for the…

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Improving wellness and increasing joy: Prescribing nature activity

April 16, 2024

Dr. Joanne McGinn wants her patients to have more fun and joy in their lives. It’s why the emergency medicine physician at the Queen Elizabeth…

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Leadership Development Program builds relationships and trust

March 20, 2024

Earlier this month, 32 graduates celebrated completing this year’s MSPEI Leadership Development Program. Over the past eight months, these 19 physicians and 13 health administrative…

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Reducing the stigma: Recognizing Epilepsy Awareness Month

March 14, 2024

PEI Neurologist Dr. Tiffany Townsend diagnoses someone with epilepsy at least once a month. She estimates about 25 per cent of her patients have some…

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Medical associations across the country oppose government efforts to restrict access to care

March 13, 2024

Medical associations from coast to coast are deeply concerned about any government proposal that would restrict access to evidence-based medical care for patients, including for…

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Advocating for Gender Equity in Medicine

March 11, 2024

Specializing in women’s health provides the diversity that Dr. Gina Colbourne was seeking when she first earned her medical degree. As an obstetrician and gynecologist…

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Bringing an anti-oppression and inclusion lens to work

February 26, 2024

When Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed stands in front of a group of physicians to talk about oppression within the healthcare system, the room is silent. They’re…

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Medical residents highly valued, appreciated on PEI

February 5, 2024

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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Physicians encourage education, understanding this Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

January 10, 2024

Dr. Martha Carmichael and Dr. Huy Nguyen go to work each day knowing the bulk of their time will be spent caring for Islanders who…

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Epidemic preparedness and improving resiliency on PEI

December 20, 2023

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…

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