A conversation with Dr. Day: the joys of notoriety
- Putting patients first. // Fraser Forum;Oct2008, p16
The article presents a speech by Doctor Brian Day, former president of Canadian Medical Association, delivered at the Metro restaurant in Vancouver, September 4, 2008, in which he discussed the issues of the Canadian Medical Association to be patient centered and adapting to changes in the system.
- A new Day for Canada's health care system. Day, Brian // Asian Pacific Post;8/24/2006, p16
The article focuses on issues related to the health care system in Canada. The debate over the future of the country's ailing public Medicare system took the spotlight recently with the election of Vancouver doctor Brian Day as president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association. The election of...
- A conversation with Dr. Day: the joys of notoriety. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;8/14/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 4, p333
An interview with Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president Doctor Brian Day is presented. He expresses his pride in becoming the first orthopedic surgeon to assume the presidency of CMA with a total of 65,000 members. He cites that his decision to participate in Canadian medical politics was...
- What family physicians find rewarding. // Canadian Family Physician;Oct2007, Vol. 53, p1747
The article offers information on the 2004 National Physician Survey (NPS) which gave the family physicians (FP) the opportunity to express which of their professional activities they found rewarding. It notes that the NPS is a collaborative project of the College of Family Physicians of Canada,...
- The burden of on-call coverage. Martin, Shelley // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/30/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 9, p1246
Presents data from the Canadian Medical Association's 2001 Physician Resource Questionnaire. Percentage of general, specialist, and surgical practitioners who take or share on-call coverage; Tendency of rural physicians to see more patients.
- Disclosing medical errors to patients: a status report in 2007. Levinson, Wendy; Gallagher, Thomas H. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p265
The authors ponder on the state of disclosure of harmful effors to Canadian patients and their families. They reference the findings of a study conducted in Canada. They explain that disclosure of errors can be viewed as part of the informed-consent process that promotes patient decision making...
- Reflections on council. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, pE205
The article presents the author's views on the concept of ways to nurture the ideas and the principles of a physician. The author cites the discussion during the 2009 General Council of the Canadian Medical Association on certain programs and resolutions like extra billing. The author also...
- Voting ourselves rights: a critique of the Canadian Medical Association Charter for Physicians. Kenny, Nuala; Weijer, Charles; Baylis, Francoise // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/24/99, Vol. 161 Issue 4, p399
Editorial. Comments on the Canadian Medical Association Charter for Physicians. Demands that have caused demoralization in the profession; Author's view on the failings of the charter; Assertion that physicians must earn respect and special status.
- Why physicians need a charter. MacCarthy, Dan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/24/99, Vol. 161 Issue 4, p400
Editorial. Comments on the professional relationship between Canadian physicians and their patients. Waiting lists attesting to the gap between needed care and available resources; Need for and purpose of the Canadian Medical Association's Charter for Physicians; Reference to a critique of the...