Presidential musings: prescriptions for the nation

Kondro, Wayne
September 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/25/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p707
Academic Journal
The article offers information regarding the 140th annual General Council closing session of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), which witnessed the departure of president Colin McMillan and joining of new president Brian Day. In the event, which was witnessed by 250 physician delegates, McMillan in his speech accused opponents of private health care of shameless hypocrisy. It refers to Day's address made during the session on various issues like overhaul of the Canada Health Act, a new process for funding hospitals, an increase in the number of medical school graduates, and the likes. It also refers to the next CMA president to be chosen by the delegation.


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