Paediatric Post - Blog of 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.
Topic(s): Professional education
The Canadian Paediatric Society will host the 28th International Congress of Pediatrics in Vancouver, B.C., August 17-22.
Topic(s): Public education
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.
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.
Second-year resident Dr. Priyanka Dixit of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), shares her experience of a smudging ceremony at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa.
How does a physician properly evaluate a learning problem when a child’s basic needs are unmet?
The current federal election campaign is all about the middle class. The three major parties are in a race to prove they are the true champions of middle Canadians. Rarely do we hear them discuss growing income inequality or poverty.
This guest blog post was provided by Cindy Blackstock (Executive Director) and Courtney Powless (Education and Public Engagement Coordinator) of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.
With the federal election just around the corner, it is time for Canadian paediatricians to step up to ensure that child and youth health and wellness are a priority for the next government.