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October 31, 2023

Lifelong learning is vital to providing culturally safe care

Topic(s): Professional educationAdvocacy

Learning to provide culturally safe care is a lifelong process, says Dr. Kent Saylor—and completing the new eCME on providing culturally safe care for Indigenous patients is a great place to start.Dr. Saylor, a paediatrician in Kahnawake,… Read more

October 15, 2020

Your grandmother was right: Love really does build brains

Topic(s): Professional education

It used to be that grandparents’ wise comments about raising children were referred to as “motherhood and apple pie,” which somehow belittles that advice. An Iroquois grandmother’s counsel that fathers should never yell at… Read more

July 14, 2020

Decolonizing Health Care: Confronting Medical Colonialism against Indigenous Children

Topic(s): AdvocacyProfessional education

The #aHand2Hold campaign, launched on January 24, 2018, sought to end a long-standing practice that systematically prevented caregivers and parents from accompanying their children during emergency medical evacuation (medevac) airlifts in Quebec.… Read more

April 15, 2020

Can we continue to recommend early allergenic food introduction during a pandemic?

Topic(s): COVID-19Professional educationPublic education

Dr. Elissa Abrams and Dr. Edmond Chan provide more information on this common question. Read more

March 26, 2020

Providing virtual care during a pandemic: A guide to telemedicine in the paediatric office

Topic(s): COVID-19Professional education

Dr. Raphael Sharon shares tips on providing virtual care during a pandemic.  Read more

March 24, 2020

COVID, youth, and substance use: Critical messages for youth and families

Topic(s): Professional educationPublic educationCOVID-19

Dr. Nicholas Chadi and Dr. Richard Bélanger discuss youth vaping and smoking and the impact it can have on COVID-19. Read more

March 19, 2020

How can we talk to kids about COVID-19? Be “realistically reassuring”

Topic(s): Professional educationPublic educationCOVID-19

Dr. Robin Williams shares some ways parents and caregivers can talk to children and youth about COVID-19 Read more

April 27, 2016

Canada hosts the world’s paediatricians at IPA 2016

Topic(s): Professional education

The Canadian Paediatric Society will host the 28th International Congress of Pediatrics in Vancouver, B.C., August 17-22.   Read more

December 22, 2015

To make change, stay focused and be authentic: Physician advocates for refugee health

Topic(s): AdvocacyProfessional education

As the first planes carrying Syrian refugees to Canada were heading toward Toronto in December, two of the city’s foremost physician advocates for newcomer health were sharing their experiences with more than 100 webinar participants across… Read more

February 3, 2015

Conference brings together international perspectives on Aboriginal health

Topic(s): Professional educationAdvocacy

Paediatricians who work with Aboriginal families should consider attending the next International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health, says Dr. Sam Wong, co-chair of the conference planning committee. The event, co-hosted by the CPS and the American… Read more

Last updated: Aug 9, 2017