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Clinical Articles / BY: Marilyn Thorpe, MD, FRCPC July/August 2018
... people, delaying or preventing their education, increasing student loan amounts, and potentially compromising students’ abilities for ... definitions. Later, the reason for referral and whether the type of appointment given was deemed appropriate were also recorded. ...
Editorials / BY: Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCSC April 2018
... need to be better understood.  When I was a medical student, the subject of bariatric surgery was not covered, nor was the larger ... to improve within days and months of surgery. In the case of type 2 diabetes, high rates of complete remission have been seen[ 7 , 15 , ...
Special Feature July/August 2018
... T, and then went on to study medicine at McGill; I enjoyed student life in Montreal so much that I stayed for residency in family ... population, and blended systems. We have to talk about what type of autonomy doctors want over clinical and administrative decisions. We ...
Obituaries / BY: John O’Brien-Bell, MBBS July/August 2017
... In the 1950s London was a great place to be a medical student. Graduating in 1956 Dr Rigby remained as a house surgeon for 2 years ... at the hospital. It was unique to have a fellowship of this type in a community hospital. Though the fellowship was in the Department of ...
The Good Doctor / BY: Brian Day, MB March 2017
... relationship with UBC dates back over 70 years. As a student he was an elite basketball player and played a pivotal role as part ... being in the mold of an old-style (now extinct) Churchillian type of politician. He was determined to fulfill promises made to his ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Michael W. Luong, MD, FRCPC, April 2016
... should be considered. A recent study of sudden death in student athletes found that in approximately 65% of cases the cause was not ... resting QT interval.[ 32 ] The most common form of LQTS (type 1) is associated with exertion, particularly swimming. Exercise testing is ...
Special Feature / BY: Joanne Jablkowski September 2016
... on a mortgage were in the double digits. And I had a sizable student loan—I came from a blue collar working family, so my family didn’t ... who can continue to support patients when they need that type of care most, but we’re now at a place where, because of the system of ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Kristy Cho, May 2014
... using the chi-square test for categorical variables and the student  t  test for continuous variables. Tumor characteristics analyzed ... number of breast and nodal surgeries, utilization and type of initial surgery, radiotherapy, and systemic therapy. Differences in ...
Interviews / BY: Joanne Jablkowski September 2014
... better when they do. When I can, I also take on a medical student or resident and I teach in that capacity because I think it's important ... same way we used to--we don't have enough providers of any type to keep doing the same thing. So we have to work differently in terms of ...
BCCDC / BY: Reka Gustafson, MD May 2014
A 23-year-old male presents to student health services with a mononucleosis-like syndrome. A 42-year-old ... his first visit with a new family physician, is screened for type 2 diabetes. Would you include an HIV test in the blood work ordered for ...