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Vaccines for COVID-19: Why are some Canadians allergic to the truth?

On some future earth a horrible disease threatens to destroy humanity. Against all odds, scientists find a cure! Even more improbably they mass…

Canada’s Vaccine A+

An interview with Dr. Gayle Pulle from Health Canada reveals how a dedicated team worked tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the approval…

When COVID-19 Attacked Our Family

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G.K. Chesterton (poet…

Myth Busters-Five Myths About the Hidden Curriculum Debunked

Dr. Karen Schultz, Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education and Dr. Stephen Archer, Head, Department of Medicine (thank you to our 6…

Being a graduate student in the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons from our Translational Medicine (TMED) graduate students

A guest blog by TMED student Thalia Hua, MSc’21(Candidate) and President of the TMED Student Society and a short introduction by me.

Why do writers of academic letters of reference put 20% of medical students in the top 5% of the class?: Thoughts on the weakness of letters of reference

This guest blog deals with an activity familiar to all academic physicians: writing letters of reference for medical students.