Alberta doctors vote on province-wide medical staff bylaws

Collier, Roger
October 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/19/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 15, pE709
Academic Journal
The article looks at the speculations about the province-wide medical staff bylaws being endorsed by the leadership of Alberta Medical Association that are intended to eliminate local biases in Alberta, Canada. Some fear that the bylaws threaten self-governance of the medicine profession and could compromise the relationships between doctors and patients. According to internist Dr. Michel Sauve, the bylaws would also allow bureaucrats to interfere decisions by the hospital administration.


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