TITLE

President-elect puts patients first

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/9/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p522
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the view of Dr. Anne Doig, president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), on the role of Canadian physicians. Doig emphasizes the need for physicians to speak for their patients. She also discloses that she will focus on patient advocacy and sustainable funding for health care for 2009 when she will assume her role in the CMA. She explains that physicians should be in the forefront of the fight in changing the health care system of the country. Doig has headed the CMA's Committee on Bylaws.
ACCESSION #
34078813

 

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