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History of SickKids is an integral part of history of paediatrics

Posted on Jun 12 2017 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

For some time, most particularly during my term as Chair/Chief of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and SickKids, I have been recommending books to my colleagues. Why? One reason is that books provide opportunities to share important experiences and ideas. They humanize us.

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Alberta kids with type 1 diabetes need better support at school

Posted on Apr 26 2017 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

Pediatric residents from the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary are advocating for change when it comes to kids with type 1 diabetes and school policy. 

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Spotlight: Dr. Padmavathy Guntamukkala

Posted on Feb 21 2017 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

Dr. Padmavathy Guntamukkala received her medical education from Guntur Medical College, Nagarjuna University, India. She then completed a diploma in Child Health at University College of Dublin, Ireland, and gained experience as a paediatrician in Ireland and England before moving to Canada. In 1997, she moved to Newfoundland and Labrador to do her residency in St. John's, and she now continues to practice in St. Anthony. Dr. Guntamukkala was a recipient of a CPS Certificate of Merit in 2015.

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Spotlight: Dr. Julie St-Pierre

Posted on Dec 14 2016 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

Spotlight on community Paediatricians: Dr. Julie St-Pierre

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Spotlight on community paediatricians: Dr. Trent Smith

Posted on Sep 27 2016 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

Spotlight is a new feature of the Paediatric Post. Each Spotlight piece recognizes a community paediatrician, sharing their unique story and the extraordinary contributions they’ve made to their communities. 

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Spotlight on community paediatricians: Dr. Karolyn Hardy

Posted on Jun 15 2016 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

Spotlight is a new feature of the Paediatric Post. Each Spotlight piece will recognize a community paediatrician, sharing their unique story and the extraordinary contributions they’ve made to their communities. 

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How can we model the RCPSC Health Advocate CanMEDS role?

Posted on Jun 8 2016 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

Dr. Eleanor MacDougall talks about the vital advocacy role of PGY3 residents in the University of Manitoba's Paediatric Residency Program.

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Canada hosts the world’s paediatricians at IPA 2016

Posted on Apr 27 2016 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

The Canadian Paediatric Society will host the 28th International Congress of Pediatrics in Vancouver, B.C., August 17-22.

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Winter, colds and fevers: Getting newcomers talking

Posted on Jan 25 2016 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

In December, paediatric resident Dr.Chloé Langlois-Pelletier and her colleagues met with about 10 newly immigrated families at two information workshops we had prepared on the theme of winter, colds and fevers.

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To make change, stay focused and be authentic: Physician advocates for refugee health

Posted on Dec 22 2015 by the Canadian Paediatric Society

As the first planes carrying Syrian refugees to Canada were heading toward Toronto in December, two of the city’s foremost physician advocates for newcomer health were sharing their experiences with more than 100 webinar participants across Canada. 

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