Support urged for physicians who speak out on health care issues

Vogel, Lauren
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1005
Academic Journal
The article reports on the panel of discussions on physician advocacy and apathy at the Canadian Medical Association 144th annual general meeting and the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) annual meetings, held in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in August 2011. It mentions that some experts encouraged physicians to speak for their patients, but some were skeptic regarding the issue. Meanwhile, it mentions the recommendations released by CMPA in support of physician advocacy.


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