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26hr photo project: "I don’t think any of us expected we’d be going through residency in a pandemic."
21 days ago

26hr photo project: "I don’t think any of us expected we’d be going through residency in a pandemic."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
Federal government provides $6 million in funding for national clinical trials network on COVID-19
a month ago

Federal government provides $6 million in funding for national clinical trials network on COVID-19

Dr. Rob Fowler of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto is heading up the network along with the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.
26hr photo project: "The rewarding piece is the collaborative teamwork."

26hr photo project: "The rewarding piece is the collaborative teamwork."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
U of T physicians working on a reusable surgical mask

U of T physicians working on a reusable surgical mask

Two members of the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine have joined forces to engineer a Level 1 surgical mask that can be worn and washed multiple times.
Hamilton physician reunites with mom to vaccinate her against COVID-19
a month ago

Hamilton physician reunites with mom to vaccinate her against COVID-19

Dr. Michael Gallea hasn’t been able to hug his mother since the start of the pandemic, but got to touch her shoulder when giving her the shot.
26hr photo project: "...when you work with good people it’s worth it.”

26hr photo project: "...when you work with good people it’s worth it.”

This photo series by a resident doctor in Vancouver documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
26hr photo project: "I’ve always put advocacy at the forefront of my medical journey."

26hr photo project: "I’ve always put advocacy at the forefront of my medical journey."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Vancouver documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
By Canada Day, more than two-thirds of Ottawans may be vaccinated against COVID-19
a month ago

By Canada Day, more than two-thirds of Ottawans may be vaccinated against COVID-19

The city’s public health officials expect to receive enough doses to vaccinate around 680,000 people by July 1.
Everyone in Canada who wants a COVID-19 vaccine should be able to get it by September
2 months ago

Everyone in Canada who wants a COVID-19 vaccine should be able to get it by September

PHAC says based on its current rollout schedule, all Canadians should have access to a shot by the early fall of 2021.
26hr photo project: "It's been hard..."
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "It's been hard..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Vancouver documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
Pandemic worries keeping you awake? Insomniac doctor shares the tips that work for him
2 months ago

Pandemic worries keeping you awake? Insomniac doctor shares the tips that work for him

Dr. Brian Goldman says these five things can improve your nightly rest and help you cope with sleeplessness.
26hr photo project: "I'm trying to focus on the good things. But it's hard."
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "I'm trying to focus on the good things. But it's hard."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Vancouver documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
100 made-in-Saskatchewan ventilators coming soon to hospitals in that province
2 months ago

100 made-in-Saskatchewan ventilators coming soon to hospitals in that province

A collaborative effort by three major organizations helped make it possible to manufacture the devices locally and get them into health care facilities quickly.
26hr photo project: "Curiosity helps me know I don’t have to be perfect..."
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "Curiosity helps me know I don’t have to be perfect..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
COVID-19 vaccines could begin Canadian distribution later this month
3 months ago

COVID-19 vaccines could begin Canadian distribution later this month

The first vaccines should be approved by Health Canada very soon, and 3 million Canadians could receive a shot in the first quarter of 2021
Canadian doctors share advice on coping with pandemic fatigue
3 months ago

Canadian doctors share advice on coping with pandemic fatigue

Eight months into the pandemic, Dr. Anna Banerji and Dr. Jennifer Kwan have some advice for Canadians on living with COVID-19.
VIDEO: Toronto COVID-19 survivor reunites with the health team who saved his life
3 months ago

VIDEO: Toronto COVID-19 survivor reunites with the health team who saved his life

Richard Reid fell ill in March and was cared for by Trillium Health Partners. In this video, he gets to thank the staff who helped him survive.
26hr photo project: "Sometimes, we don't know what to do with all the emotions..."
3 months ago

26hr photo project: "Sometimes, we don't know what to do with all the emotions..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
New biobank at University of Toronto will support wide range of COVID-19 research
3 months ago

New biobank at University of Toronto will support wide range of COVID-19 research

The biobank, led by a team from SickKids hospital, will securely house and collect biologic samples from across Toronto and make it easier for researchers to conduct studies on the virus.
26hr photo project: "I love getting to chat with families."
3 months ago

26hr photo project: "I love getting to chat with families."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
26hr photo project: "Post call - I like to sleep and play with my dog!"
3 months ago

26hr photo project: "Post call - I like to sleep and play with my dog!"

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
Creative approaches help get flu shots safely to Vancouver residents
3 months ago

Creative approaches help get flu shots safely to Vancouver residents

Physicians in the Vancouver area say the planning and execution of this year’s unusual flu shot clinics will also help when it’s time to roll out a COVID-19 vaccine.
New study shows face masks don’t reduce your ability to breathe while exercising
3 months ago

New study shows face masks don’t reduce your ability to breathe while exercising

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have shown that healthy people get enough oxygen and perform equally well during masked exercise
Winnipeg physician shares why she hasn't lost hope during COVID-19
4 months ago

Winnipeg physician shares why she hasn't lost hope during COVID-19

"I haven't lost hope because I believe in us. I believe in our humanity. And I believe that individual small acts... will lead us through the pandemic."
100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived in Canada
4 months ago

100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived in Canada

The federal government says the tests, which do not need to be sent to a lab for processing, are being distributed to provinces as needed, and many more are on the way