Alberta Doctors' Digest

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Sinopsis

Alberta Doctors Digest is the bimonthly magazine of the Alberta Medical Association, covering health care views and association updates. Featured regular columns can be found in each podcast, including From the Editor, Health Law Update, Mind Your Own Business, Students Voice, Residents' Page, Insurance Insights and much more.The opinions expressed in Alberta Doctors Digest are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of the Alberta Medical Association or its Board of Directors. The association reserves the right to edit all letters to the editor. The Alberta Medical Association assumes no responsibility or liability for damages arising from any error or omission or from the use of any information or advice contained in Alberta Doctors Digest.

Episodios

  • Alberta Doctors Digest January-February 2014, In a Different Vein

    Alberta Doctors' Digest January-February 2014, In a Different Vein

    03/02/2014 Duración: 07min

    Dr. Paterson talks teeth: the state of dentistry in Alberta, as compared to the "entrepreneurial physician."

  • Alberta Doctors Digest January-February 2014, Cover feature

    Alberta Doctors' Digest January-February 2014, Cover feature

    03/02/2014 Duración: 11min

    “A quadriplegic ER physician? How is this even possible?” Dr. Ian J. Rigby credits his family and peers for his comeback from a serious accident.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest January-February 2014, Intro and From the Editor

    Alberta Doctors' Digest January-February 2014, Intro and From the Editor

    03/02/2014 Duración: 05min

    ADD editor Dr. Dennis W. Jirsch discusses the obesity, chronic illness and "paleo" diets.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest November-December 2013, Cover feature

    Alberta Doctors' Digest November-December 2013, Cover feature

    02/12/2013 Duración: 04min

    Read to highlights from the presidents' comments to the Alberta Medical Association’s (AMA’s) Representative Forum (RF) and annual general meeting in Edmonton, September 27-28.

  •  Alberta Doctors Digest November-December 2013, In a Different Vein

    Alberta Doctors' Digest November-December 2013, In a Different Vein

    02/12/2013 Duración: 08min

    Dr. Alexander H.G. Paterson discusses the $10 million, two-year inquiry into preferential access.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest November-December 2013, Intro and From the Editor

    Alberta Doctors' Digest November-December 2013, Intro and From the Editor

    02/12/2013 Duración: 06min

    Dr. Dennis W. Jirsch talks about medical mistakes and our concept of time: "Certainly fatigue and arrogance can get in the way of good medical judgment, but our predilection for haste deserves special consideration."

  • Alberta Doctors Digest September-October 2013, In a different vein

    Alberta Doctors' Digest September-October 2013, In a different vein

    30/09/2013 Duración: 12min

    Dr. Alexander H.G. Paterson shares his summer holidays in "Three museums and a flood: An August weekend in Alberta."

  • Alberta Doctors Digest September-October 2013, Web-footed physician

    Alberta Doctors' Digest September-October 2013, Web-footed physician

    30/09/2013 Duración: 07min

    In Dr. J. Barrie McCombs' final article, he discusses his tenure writing the Web-footed MD column: "Computer addiction - A career spanning punch cards to iPads logs out."

  • Alberta Doctors Digest September-October 2013, Cover feature

    Alberta Doctors' Digest September-October 2013, Cover feature

    30/09/2013 Duración: 06min

    The Alberta Medical Association (AMA) is making a major investment in our Youth Run Club for healthy kids and communities. We invite you to bring these resources to where you, your family and your neighbors live.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest September-October 2013, Intro and From the editor

    Alberta Doctors' Digest September-October 2013, Intro and From the editor

    30/09/2013 Duración: 07min

    Dr. Dennis W. Jirsch talks about the pros and cons of our digital age in "Our technological discontent."

  • Alberta Doctors Digest July-August 2013, Intro and From the editor

    Alberta Doctors' Digest July-August 2013, Intro and From the editor

    02/08/2013 Duración: 05min

    Dr. Dennis W. Jirsch talks about his book review of The Origin of Feces: What Excrement Tells Us About Evolution, Ecology and a Sustainable Society. The opinions expressed in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of the Alberta Medical Association or its Board of Directors. The association reserves the right to edit all letters to the editor. The Alberta Medical Association assumes no responsibility or liability for damages arising from any error or omission or from the use of any information or advice contained in Alberta Doctors’ Digest. Advertisements included in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are not necessarily endorsed by the Alberta Medical Association.

  •  Alberta Doctors Digest July-August 2013, Cover feature

    Alberta Doctors' Digest July-August 2013, Cover feature

    02/08/2013 Duración: 06min

    At AMA's second primary care summit in Calgary on June 1, we learned that the word "attachment" doesn’t resonate well with patients. The opinions expressed in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of the Alberta Medical Association or its Board of Directors. The association reserves the right to edit all letters to the editor. The Alberta Medical Association assumes no responsibility or liability for damages arising from any error or omission or from the use of any information or advice contained in Alberta Doctors’ Digest. Advertisements included in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are not necessarily endorsed by the Alberta Medical Association.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest July-August 2013, Web-footed MD

    Alberta Doctors' Digest July-August 2013, Web-footed MD

    02/08/2013 Duración: 06min

    Dr. J. Barrie McCombs give an overview of Windows 8 File Explorer. The opinions expressed in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of the Alberta Medical Association or its Board of Directors. The association reserves the right to edit all letters to the editor. The Alberta Medical Association assumes no responsibility or liability for damages arising from any error or omission or from the use of any information or advice contained in Alberta Doctors’ Digest. Advertisements included in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are not necessarily endorsed by the Alberta Medical Association.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest July-August 2013, In a different vein

    Alberta Doctors' Digest July-August 2013, In a different vein

    02/08/2013 Duración: 07min

    Dr. Alexander H.G. Paterson talks about retirement, transition planning and continuing to contribute. The opinions expressed in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of the Alberta Medical Association or its Board of Directors. The association reserves the right to edit all letters to the editor. The Alberta Medical Association assumes no responsibility or liability for damages arising from any error or omission or from the use of any information or advice contained in Alberta Doctors’ Digest. Advertisements included in Alberta Doctors’ Digest are not necessarily endorsed by the Alberta Medical Association.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest May-June 2013, In a different vein

    Alberta Doctors' Digest May-June 2013, In a different vein

    30/07/2013 Duración: 06min

    Dr. Alexander H.G. Paterson shares anecdotes from a recent trip to the Galapagos Islands.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest May-June 2013, Whats new online

    Alberta Doctors' Digest May-June 2013, What's new online

    23/07/2013 Duración: 02min

    Learn about three new features from the AMA website.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest May-June 2013, PFSP Perspectives

    Alberta Doctors' Digest May-June 2013, PFSP Perspectives

    23/07/2013 Duración: 08min

    The death of a friend and colleague is hard to bear and hard in a few ways. Dr. Ian Bennett died in Lethbridge on February 13 after a nine-month encounter with cancer. Last summer he took a medical leave from his Physician and Family Support Program (PFSP) duties and returned in October for what turned out to be his final team meeting. Ian was 73.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest May-June 2013 - Web-footed MD

    Alberta Doctors' Digest May-June 2013 - Web-footed MD

    17/07/2013 Duración: 06min

    In the last issue, we looked at an overview of the new Windows 8 operating system for PC computers. In this issue, we’ll take a closer look at the new Windows 8 “Start Screen” which replaces the “Start Button” and “Start Menu” in older versions of Windows.

  • Alberta Doctors Digest May-June 2013 - Residents Page

    Alberta Doctors' Digest May-June 2013 - Residents' Page

    17/07/2013 Duración: 05min

    The Post Graduate Medical Education’s (PGME’s) Future of Medical Education in Canada – Postgraduate Project (FMEC-PG) created 10 recommendations for change to ensure an improved collective vision for the training of future physicians. One of these recommendations is to create positive and supportive learning and work environments centered on our patients.

  •  Alberta Doctors Digest May-June 2013, Insurance Insights

    Alberta Doctors' Digest May-June 2013, Insurance Insights

    11/07/2013 Duración: 06min

    Opening a medical clinic can be extremely time consuming with a seemingly endless list of items to manage and check before finally opening the doors to patients. One area often overlooked is the terms of the premises lease, and in particular the insurance requirements found in the lease.

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