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

December 15, 2022

  Health care is in crisis in every province and territory in Canada. Patients cannot access the care they need in a timely fashion and…

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An Islander’s journey to medicine

September 21, 2022

First-year medical student Sydney Ford is among those beginning classes that will eventually lead to her dream career. She’s attending Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) having recently completed her bachelor’s degree at Mount Allison University.

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Peer-to-Peer Program Offers Support to Island Physicians

August 29, 2022

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) is a structured peer support program, which aims to normalize discussions about career-related stressors and provide opportunities to connect, share challenges, express gratitude, and develop coping strategies together. The goal of the program is to reduce work related distress and help physicians find increased meaning and reward in their work.

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Gender Affirming Care on PEI

June 21, 2022

Dr. Kay Dingwell is one of a handful of PEI physicians who rotate shifts at the Gender Affirming Health Care Clinic. She, and the others involved, have been trying to educate the public about the importance of gender-affirming care and how to be a better ally to the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

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

February 4, 2022

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

December 6, 2021

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Doctors considering a career in PEI can walk the simulated halls of Island healthcare facilities and experience community landmarks thanks…

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New MSPEI Board of Directors Chairperson Announced

August 17, 2021

Dr. Scott Cameron has been announced as the new Medical Society of PEI Board of Directors Chairperson. He will assume the role effective September 1.

Scott is no stranger to MSPEI; he has served in many roles with the organization over the years, including the role of Treasurer and as MSPEI President for two terms.

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Government to hire 9.6 family physicians

June 15, 2021

Government has approved 9.6 new family physician positions for PEI. With more than 17,000 Islanders without a family doctor, PEI doctors are applauding government’s decision to hire more family doctors.

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Recruitment Activity

June 8, 2021

The Physicians Recruiting Physicians program is fully operational and Dr. Megan Miller, the Chief Physician Recruiter, continues to explore new leads and build relationships with medical students and physicians considering a move to PEI. She was recently interviewed about our collective recruitment efforts.

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MSPEI Launches Physician Wellness Strategy

May 18, 2021

We’ve recently launched the MSPEI Physician Wellness Strategy. This work significantly raises the bar in how our medical association is stepping up to support the profession and was supported through almost $1 million in new funding (over four years) through the Master Agreement and an affinity grant from Scotiabank, MD Financial, and CMA. 

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Before heading to your health appointment, check the @Health_PEI Storm Centre for delays and cancellations. Stay safe! ❄️❄️❄️ https://t.co/d47IwMG4K0
Our recruitment team is heading to #Alberta in a couple of days to meet with FP Anesthetists and Emergency Medicine physicians. If you or a colleague has an interest in exploring career opportunities in PEI - pop by for a chat!

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