Saskatchewan is keeping more locally-trained medical graduates in the province, which means that incentives to encourage young doctors to stay and practice are working.
The second candidate for the position of dean of the College of Medicine presented his vision for the college’s next seven years on Oct. 29. The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine has been without a permanent dean since Bill Albritton resigned in 2012. The Dean Search Committee is now on their second round of
John Conly — a professor from the department of microbiology, immunology and infectious diseases at the University of Calgary, gave a presentation on his vision for the College of Medicine on Oct. 28.
The areas of weakness that led to the College of Medicine being put on probation have been made public.
The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine has been put on probation for a second time, as anticipated by the university’s president.
On Sept. 4, the College of Medicine released its plan to restructure the college and address accreditation issues.
The possibility of cutting the use of cadavers in anatomy labs is raising concerns that students will lose a valuable piece of their education.
Would a financial incentive make you more likely to donate an organ? A recent study conducted by the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and the University of Calgary says yes, noting that almost half of Canadians surveyed approve of the idea, despite the fact that the sale of organs is illegal in Canada.
Canadian research facilities are often well-funded during construction phases but are left without much support from the federal government to keep them operational.
Physician-assisted suicide, a form of euthanasia in which a doctor helps a patient end his or her life at the patient’s request, is legal in many parts of the world, including the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg and certain American states such as Oregon and Washington. So why is it taboo in Canada?