Medical trainees from Saudi Arabia allowed to stay in Canada

According to the Globe and Mail’s article, the medical community in Canada is breathing a sigh of relief as Saudi Arabia is allowing its over 1000 Saudi medical trainees to stay in the country, at least for now. Due to a diplomatic dispute, all medical students were ordered to leave Canada by August 31st, however, […]

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Canadian doctors will now have guidelines for in-flight emergencies

Provided by Dani-Elle Dubé from Global News The number of airline passengers is increasing every year, which means the chances of witnessing or experiencing an in-flight emergency is becoming more likely – and when you’re at 36,000 feet in the air, who are passengers supposed to turn to for help? If you’re lucky, there will […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure – Non-Surgical Cosmetic Medicine

During my first year of medical school I really did not know what specialty I would find myself 4 years later. Early on, I began to become more focused in family medicine, but also found my self-drawn toward dermatology and plastic surgery. During medical school, I was awarded the CFPC Medical Student Award for the […]

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‘The Next 36’ Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative — Get Involved Today

Have you heard of the Next 36 program? The Next 36 is a national entrepreneurship program, led by non-profit charity NEXT Canada, that supports top student entrepreneurs from across the country as they build their high-impact startups. Every year, 36 young innovators are selected and challenged to build a new business venture or scale an existing […]

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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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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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Digital Clinical Photography-ShareSmart App

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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