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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  • 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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    Joule’s Physician Leadership Institute

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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: unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    When worlds collide: 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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  • 2020 Physician Leadership Institute calendar now available

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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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  • Overcoming barriers to virtual care adoption can help you connect with your patients

    Overcoming barriers to virtual care adoption can help you connect with your patients

    The advantages of virtual care are clear, but adoption is lagging. What’s preventing many physicians from embracing virtual care technologies?

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  • Meet physician innovator Dr. Linda Lee3:01

    Meet physician innovator Dr. Linda Lee

    Dr. Linda Lee and her initiative, MINT Memory Clinics, are disrupting current care models by providing access to high-quality dementia care within the local family doctor’s office.

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  • What it takes to scale innovation

    What it takes to scale innovation

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  • Ask a Librarian: suicide prevention and depression

    Ask a Librarian: suicide prevention and depression

    Approximately 10 Canadians die by suicide every day. Suicide is currently ranked as the 9th leading cause of death. Joule's librarians share a selection of clinical resources on the topics.

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  • I'm a physician and I don't hate digital health care tools

    I'm a physician and I don't hate digital health care tools

    A new wave of digital health tools is helping to shift the focus back to the patient. Read what Dr. Doug Kavanagh has to say about digital health care tools.

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  • Take a deep breath…let’s talk conflict

    Take a deep breath…let’s talk conflict

    If you’ve worked in a busy and demanding health care organization (is there any other kind?) you’ve encountered on-the-job conflict. Is conflict a good or bad thing?

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  • POEMs—Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters

    POEMs—Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters

    Listen to Drs. Mark Ebell and Roland Grad as they explain how the POEMs process works, how their delivery has evolved­ – and what it will look like in the future.

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  • Ask a Librarian: Lyme disease

    Ask a Librarian: Lyme disease

    Want to be current on the latest evidence on Lyme disease? Here are some resources selected by Joule’s Ask a Librarian team using a variety of tools offered with CMA membership.

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  • Disruption…more than just a buzzword?

    Disruption…more than just a buzzword?

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