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Becoming a Clinician Scientist – Doing a PhD during your medical training

Disclosure: The opinions expressed below are solely those of the author alone and are in no way affiliated with any academic institution or program. A growing number of medical trainees across Canada are pursuing graduate training in research to better equip themselves for a career as a clinician scientist. In the current competitive funding and […]

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ShareSmart featured in Canadian Health Network!

Given all the attention that’s paid to privacy breaches at a Canadian healthcare organizations, one would assume that there is a mad scramble to close all the holes. Nope. The amount of complacency on the part of clinicians and providers is simply staggering—particularly in the context of the mobile device compliance. In a report focusing […]

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Book Recommendation: “What Doctors Cannot Tell You”

Quite often I get asked, what is the biggest challenge that doctors face? There are many challenges, but I think the most important one is to realize that doctors do not know everything, and be able to communicate that to the patients. It’s not rare to hear from patients saying “why don’t you tell me […]

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3 Lessons Learned From Entrepreneurship. Dr. Joshua Liu delivers his keynote presentation.

“3 Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurship” Presentation

Earlier this summer, Dr. Joshua Liu delivered the keynote presentation at MD Consultants Annual Networking Event. The topic of the presentation was “3 Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurship.”

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Transition From Clinical Medicine to Entrepreneurship. Dr. Joshia Liu's keynote presentation.

“Transition From Clinical Medicine to Entrepreneurship” Presentation

Earlier this summer, Dr. Joshua Liu delivered the keynote presentation at MD Consultants Annual Networking Event. The topic of the presentation was “Transition From Clinical Medicine to Entrepreneurship”. Check back soon for Part 2 of the presentation, “3 Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurship”!

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Digital clinical photography: another step towards the future

I want to use this opportunity to share with my medical colleagues “ShareSmart”, a digital clinical photography App that aims to facilitate communication and patient care among Canadian health care professionals. This App was devised by one of my mentors, Dr. Justin Yeung – a board certified plastic surgeon with both clinical and academic appointments […]

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How does technology improve patient care

How does technology improve patient care?

It’s quite impressive to think about how technology has impacted the way we deliver medicine. Not only have advancements improved our diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, it has changed the way information is collected, synthesized and delivered. Hospital administrators are harnessing this power to increase efficiency, optimize cost savings, and improve patient safety. Take for example, […]

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How to see patients more effectively and efficiently

How to see patients more effectively and efficiently

Like all healthcare professionals, I’ve experienced the day-to-day stresses of caring for patients during my almost 10 years as a physician. I’ve always been intrigued with how technology can make a meaningful impact on the care we provide. This mindset has me continually asking – how can we do things better? We have a tough […]

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Some thoughts on the Ontario Ministry of Health's new proposal

Some thoughts on the Ontario Ministry of Health’s new proposal

Recently, I had the pleasure to discuss with Dr. Joshua Liu regarding his thoughts on the Ontario Ministry of Health’s new proposal for healthcare changes. Joshua was my classmate from medical school, who is the current CEO of SEAMLESS MD (a surgical care App), and has numerous years of experience in healthcare research. He was […]

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