Incoming CMA president impatient for reform

August 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/12/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p311
Academic Journal
The article discusses the plans of radiologist Robert Ouellet, the incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). One of the objectives is to focus on the improvement of health care system in Canada. Ouellet asserts that the CMA should initiate a concrete proposal for change. He will be the second private clinic owner/operator to head the association and will finally assume the position on August 20, 2008 at the annual general meeting in Montréal, Quebec. He also opened Canada's first private computed tomography (CT) scan clinic and owned a pair of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) clinics in Quebec. An overview of his academic background and work experiences is presented.


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