Unity needed in challenging times for medical profession

“We will stand together as a profession, based on our common values, always putting patients first. We will support and respect each other as individuals, as colleagues who we care about. We will build trust by being trustworthy.”

The meaning of autonomy in medicine

The meaning of autonomy in medicine

At first, the discussion focused on the importance of physician autonomy. Near the end of the discussion, one physician made a suggestion: let’s use a word other than “autonomy”.

Assisted death debate not yet put to rest

Legalizing assisted death is only the beginning of the end-of-life conversation, delegates to the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) General Council heard in an ethics session on Aug. 22.

Doctors must engage in climate change action

Doctors have a professional responsibility to get involved in climate change action, said the University of Toronto professor who cofounded Médecins Sans Frontières Canada (1991) and Dignitas International.

Unity needed in challenging times for medical profession

Unity needed in challenging times for medical profession

“We will stand together as a profession, based on our common values, always putting patients first. We will support and respect each other as individuals, as colleagues who we care about. We will build trust by being trustworthy.”

The meaning of autonomy in medicine

The meaning of autonomy in medicine

At first, the discussion focused on the importance of physician autonomy. Near the end of the discussion, one physician made a suggestion: let’s use a word other than “autonomy”.

Assisted death debate not yet put to rest

Assisted death debate not yet put to rest

Legalizing assisted death is only the beginning of the end-of-life conversation, delegates to the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) General Council heard in an ethics session on Aug. 22.

Doctors must engage in climate change action

Doctors must engage in climate change action

Doctors have a professional responsibility to get involved in climate change action, said the University of Toronto professor who cofounded Médecins Sans Frontières Canada (1991) and Dignitas International.


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