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Renown, n. A degree of distinction between notoriety and fame – a little more supportable than the one and little more intolerable than the other. Sometimes it is conferred by an unfriendly and inconsiderate hand. (ref: The Devil’s Dictionary) see use here.


Why Are We Still Looking the Other Way? – If we wish improvement at a population level, then we must work at a population level... from The Ghost of Healthcare Consciousness Series

Off the Cuff

More dollars for doctors won’t improve access to healthcare

In 2012 David Levine was inspired by a visit to an exhibition of the works of Alexander Calder, an American sculptor known for his wire sculptures, colorful mobiles and large stabiles. Levine has built a studio in the country and invites you to an exhibition of his work. Explore images of Inuit and Aboriginal figures and those from a fantasy world

It’s December 17, 2013. Here are the three best-read papers for the month.

Top 5 Articles in 2013 from the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership

Working with a remote workforce

Healthcare Quarterly
Who Cares and How Much? The Imputed Economic Contribution to the Canadian Healthcare System of Middle-Aged and Older Unpaid Caregivers Providing Care to The Elderly
Stumbling over Iron Rice Bowls: The Quest for Integrated Continuing Care for the Elderly
Healthcare Policy
Lifestyle as a Health Risk for Family Caregivers with Least Life Satisfaction, in Home-Based Post-Stroke Caring
Nursing Leadership
A Value-Added Benefit of Nurse Practitioners in Long-Term Care Settings: Increased Nursing Staff’s Ability to Care for Residents 
World Health and Population
Family Caregiving for AIDS Patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo




  • Saad Rafi to Chief Executive Officer, PAN AM Games Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Michael Naufal to Managing Partner at Boyden Global Executive Search, Toronto, ON
  • Tim Smith to Interim Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. Graham Sher to President of the AABB  for 2013-2014
  • Dr. Eduardo Franco to Chair, Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Dr. Sherif Emil to Clerkship Chair for Undergraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC 
  • Tricia Wilkerson to Senior Specialist, Quality Improvement, Guelph Family Health Team, Guelph, ON
  • Lianne Castelino to Senior Communications Officer, Ronald McDonald House, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Steven Harrison to Interim Vice President, ParaMed Home Health Care, Toronto, ON

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