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NB med school top of its class

July 26, 2011

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It may just be a year old, but New Brunswick’s medical school already has some of the most advanced technology on the continent. Or at least they’re using it in a most advanced fashion. As per the usual classroom setting, a professor delivers a lecture and students take notes, ask questions which the professor then […]

To mandatory nap or not to mandatory nap

July 13, 2011

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It’s safe to conclude that most people would not take issue with a requirement that they take a nap at some point during their workday. The United States Institute of Medicine even urges that a five-hour snooze should be made mandatory for all medical interns and residents who are putting in 16-hour shifts. The Canadian […]

Is there life after medicine?

July 13, 2011

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For some, retirement is a relief — rounds of golf interspersed with naps and other luxuries like the time to read a novel. Others miss the camaraderie of the workplace and the sense of purpose their careers provided. Doctors are no exception in either category, says retiree Dr. Ashok Muzumdar. “I find some physicians, males […]

One-stop shopping for international medical graduates

July 13, 2011

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International medical graduates will be entitled to apply for a medical licence simultaneously in all provinces under a new national electronic application process that will come into effect in 2012. The initiative will further streamline and simplify the foreign credentialing process by building on a central electronic repository that was established a few years ago […]