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Doctors Sound Alarm Over Abortion Pill Restrictions- Dr. Wendy Norman

Doctors Sound Alarm Over Abortion Pill Restrictions- Dr. Wendy Norman

Canadian doctors are sounding the alarm over a restrictive abortion pill access program that requires them not only to prescribe the drug but dispense it as well. Last year, after one of the longest drug approval processes on record, Health Canada agreed to allow doctors to begin prescribing the home abortion pill Mifegymiso, more commonly known as […]

BC Doctors Can More Easily Prescribe Suboxone – Dr. Keith Ahamad

BC Doctors Can More Easily Prescribe Suboxone – Dr. Keith Ahamad

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is relaxing its regulations covering access to a drug that can help treat heroin addiction. On its website, the college says physicians no longer need a special exemption to prescribe Suboxone or its generic versions. Paperwork linked to prescribing the drug is also being scaled back, […]

Dr. Michael Klein appointed to the Order of Canada

Dr. Michael Klein appointed to the Order of Canada

Dr. Michael Klein Emeritus Professor in the Department of Family Practice and Pediatrics has recently been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada.   A family practitioner, pediatrician, advocate, professor and researcher he has played a vital role in placing maternity care at the heart of family medicine.  Over his career, he has addressed the […]

Dr. Becky Temple receives 2016 Faculty of Medicine Award

Dr. Becky Temple receives 2016 Faculty of Medicine Award

Dr. Becky Temple, Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Practice, has been awarded a 2016 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching by the Faculty of Medicine.   Congratulations, Dr. Temple!