Physician

  • The power of connections

    The power of connections

    We interviewed past Joule Innovation grant recipient Dr. DiValentino to learn about how the connections he's made along the way has helped improve access to care.

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  • ‘It’s the small things that matter’: 5 ways physicians can care for caregivers

    ‘It’s the small things that matter’: 5 ways physicians can care for caregivers

    Like many other members of your health care team, caregivers are in distress. They’re struggling with loss, change, increase of responsibility and burnout. How can you care for them too?

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  • Tackling burnout: Steps to rekindle your inner flame

    Tackling burnout: Steps to rekindle your inner flame

    It's about more than just resilience.

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  • Burnout triggers: What’s outside, what’s inside and what’s unavoidable?

    Burnout triggers: What’s outside, what’s inside and what’s unavoidable?

    It's not the destination you thought you were headed for: so drained by the drive to learn, to qualify, to deliver care, you can’t summon up a drop of emotional energy. This is burnout.

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  • Best of 2019: Most read Boldly articles

    Best of 2019: Most read Boldly articles

    With the end of 2019 right around the corner, we spent some time looking back on content that mattered to you.

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  • 6 techniques to calm a busy brain: mindfulness in a crowded life

    6 techniques to calm a busy brain: mindfulness in a crowded life

    The impact of stress on doctors and learners is very real. Mindfulness can help—but how do you get started?

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  • Does this ancient tradition have a role in 21st century health care?

    Does this ancient tradition have a role in 21st century health care?

    The short answer: yes. For doctors, it can improve communication and remove the mental clutter that gets in the way of both empathy and open-minded diagnosis.

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  • Can coaching help doctors and residents tackle burnout?

    Can coaching help doctors and residents tackle burnout?

    Dr. Mamta Gautam shares what sparked her interest in physician health and wellness, how coaching can prevent burnout as well as powerful stories sure to change your perception of mental health.

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  • Ask a Librarian: Influenza

    Ask a Librarian: Influenza

    Why is the flu shot so important? Health Canada ranked influenza and pneumonia among the top 10 leading causes of death in Canada.

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  • Keep calm and turn your phone on: 12 doctor-approved medical apps

    Keep calm and turn your phone on: 12 doctor-approved medical apps

    Medical apps are everywhere. Dr. Chandi Chandrasena shares what doctors should consider before they download an app as well as which she recommends.

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  • How can digital technology improve patient safety?

    How can digital technology improve patient safety?

    Dr. Nada Gawad shares her inspiration for the app, the value of teamwork in turning her vision into reality and tackling some obstacles in innovation.

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  • Do you know the difference between empathy and sympathy?

    Do you know the difference between empathy and sympathy?

    These two concepts are often confused. Dr. Nicole Audet, author of The Magic of Empathy, explains: while sympathy provides solace, empathy allows us to grow.

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  • Social determinants of health: the key to unlocking a healthier population?

    Social determinants of health: the key to unlocking a healthier population?

    Dr. Latif Murji discusses his perspective on the social determinants of health (SDOH) and how it was transformed by a simulation event he did in medical school.

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  • Getting to the top of your game: Will a coach help?

    Getting to the top of your game: Will a coach help?

    Career coaches—top athletes and singers have them. Should doctors have them too?

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  • Ask a Librarian: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

    Ask a Librarian: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

    Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is very common―it’s estimated more than 75% of sexually active men and women will be affected in their lifetime. Joule's librarians share clinical resources on the topic.

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  • Five keys, three Ts and mindfulness: adding compassion to your practice

    Five keys, three Ts and mindfulness: adding compassion to your practice

    What would happen if every doctor committed to giving every patient 40 seconds of compassion?

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  • When worlds collide: A unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    When worlds collide: A unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    It’s not often we see these diverse skills lumped together in one place, especially within medical circles. However, when they all intersect, the results can be extraordinary.

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  • This common diagnostic tool got a 21st century makeover

    This common diagnostic tool got a 21st century makeover

    How one Calgary-based doctor reinvented the otoscope with computer vision.

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  • A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    Fueled by her professional and personal experiences, the MINT model of care is the brainchild of Kitchener-based Dr. Linda Lee―a family physician with more than 30 years in practice.

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  • Finding a mentor

    Finding a mentor

    What with trying to establish your career and all, you don’t really have the time to scale random peaks until you find the perfect mentor. What to do?

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