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December 1, 2017

Paediatricians and social media: Why it’s time to join the conversation

Topic(s): AdvocacyPublic educationMembership

Are you still on the fence about joining social media? CPS President Dr. Mike Dickinson has embraced his new role as a “tweetiatrician,” and feels it’s important for other doctors to do the same.   Read more

December 15, 2014

Finding the spirit of Christmas in unexpected places

Topic(s): Membership

In this blog post, Dr. Sam Wong provides an inspiring holiday message about the joys of working on Christmas Day. As a general pediatrician, he finds December 25 one of the most enriching days of the year to be at the hospital.   Read more

June 30, 2014

Toward a healthier and more just society for children and families

Topic(s): AdvocacyMembershipPosition statements / practice points

Dr. Andrew Lynk, CPS President, greeted delegates to the CPS Annual Conference in Montreal with inspiring words about his vision for a more healthy and just society for children and youth in Canada. If you weren’t at the conference, you can… Read more

April 28, 2014

Long-time CPS member encourages physician advocacy: ‘Give that little bit extra for better care’

Topic(s): AdvocacyMembership

Dr. Barry Adams has been a CPS member for nearly 50 years. As paediatric medicine continues to change, Dr. Adams hopes to see more paediatricians become involved in the CPS and become advocates. It’s rewarding work, he said, and essential for… Read more

March 24, 2014

Halifax paediatricians honoured for developing health information system for Belize

Topic(s): AdvocacyMembership

Dr. Michael Graven and Dr. Noni MacDonald of Dalhousie University/IWK Health Centre were named Professional of Distinction by Nova Scotia’s Discovery Centre for developing a fully integrated health information system that has dramatically improved… Read more

December 20, 2013

Happy Holidays from the Canadian Paediatric Society

Topic(s): Membership

CPS President, Dr. Andrew Lynk, extends wishes for a healthy and safe holiday season and shares recent CPS accomplishments.   Read more

December 2, 2013

Section develops Royal College training program in child maltreatment

Topic(s): MembershipProfessional educationAdvocacy

The expanding knowledge base relevant to child maltreatment, and the need to understand this complex interaction of systems and professionals, helped drive the Section’s successful application to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons to… Read more

September 30, 2013

Montreal paediatricians use Amazing Race to start amazing cause

Topic(s): Membership

Paediatricians Dr. Holly Agostino and Dr. Brett Burstein are professional problem solvers, used to managing stress and dealing with little sleep on a regular basis—all skills that proved useful when competing together on the Amazing Race Canada,… Read more

September 20, 2013

Welcome to The Paediatric Post!

Topic(s): Membership

Welcome to The Paediatric Post, blog of the Canadian Paediatric Society. Twice a month, we’ll add articles that feature new and updated policy documents and clinical tools, highlight CPS programs, advocacy initiatives and upcoming events and… Read more

Last updated: Aug 9, 2017