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Heroes to Us

April 28, 2020

As we adjust our lives to respond to COVID-19, Islanders are showing gratitude to our many essential workers who are working tirelessly to keep us…


COVID-19 – Keeping You Up to Date

March 24, 2020

This is where we’ll be posting articles that are relevant to COVID-19 and patient care. We’ll be updating this frequently, so please check back to stay up to date on the latest news.

Last Updated: March 24, 2020 (4:30 p.m.)

  • Fee codes extended for telephone, video and email
    Certain fee codes are extended to include care by telephone (as previously communicated) AND secure email or video. Physician Compensation
  • Respiratory Assessment Clinics
    Physicians are asked to coordinate efforts to create clinics to care for patients requiring assessment and treatment for respiratory illness (both those not at risk for having COVID-19 and those at risk). Contact Gail Scott if interested in a clinic in your community.  See Memo: March 21, 2020

Medical society to recommend new physician recruitment model

January 20, 2020

“We see patients waiting too long for care and too many people who simply don’t have access to a family doctor,” said Dr. David Bannon,…


In the News: Electronic medical record project launched for PEI

December 19, 2019

CBC News: Provincewide electronic medical record solution coming to PEI.  MSPEI President sees it as an important step to improving patient care. Learn more


Eight Island physicians expand leadership skills

December 3, 2019

In November 2019, eight more PEI physicians graduated with the Master’s Certificate in Physician Leadership. This robust eight-month program was designed to teach new strategies…


Education Calendar

July 23, 2019

Working with various education experts, MSPEI is now offering a suite of education opportunities to support physicians and help you feel more equipped when it…


Seeking Negotiations Input

July 18, 2019

Physicians can put forward funding requests to its  Negotiations Team. The form is designed to be broad enough to consider everything from specific fee requests…


CBC NEWS: Medical Society, government discuss changes to recruitment on PEI

June 13, 2019

CBC NEWS — It’s an issue that all four political parties agreed on in the recent P.E.I. election — the province needs to change its…


New President, same goal: doctors want a voice in health-care decisions

May 31, 2019

Last week I became the President of the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island, taking the reins from Past-President, Dr. Kris Saunders, who capably led…


New Medical Society president calls for better physician recruitment and more innovative health-care

May 24, 2019

Summerside surgeon, Dr. David Bannon, was named the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island (MSPEI) President at its annual meeting on May 23, 2019. Dr.…


Happy #SmallBusinessWeek to all of our Island small businesses who have kept our Island thriving during an unpredictable year. We thank you. #heroestous #supportlocal #smallbusinessweekcanada MSPEI_Docs photo

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Free to all Islanders; the flu shot is a great way to do your part to try and stay healthy this flu season. For more information on flu shots on PEI, please visit: MSPEI_Docs photo

If you are a physician who needs someone to talk to, or if you are worried for a colleague, use the Physician Health Program for 24/7 confidential support and assistance when you need it.

You are not alone.

Visit or call 1.800.663.6729.
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Today is Global Handwashing Day!
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Today, October 15, is Global Handwashing Day.
20 seconds is longer than you think. Count to 20, sing a song, or find some fun way to ensure you are washing your hands thoroughly. Let's continue to protect ourselves and each other!

Congratulations to a former PEI pediatrician for being awarded the Canadian Pediatric Society's 2021 Distinguished Community Pediatrician Award. He was honoured for work he did here on the Island and still calls PEI home for part of the year.