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  • Normalcy, Solidarity and Everything in Between

    Dr. Patrick Corrigan is one of the most eminent researchers in the field of mental illness stigma. He recently published an editorial that captures a salient yet relatively under explored tension related to mental illness stigma education and awareness. Dr. Corrigan suggests that education programs to reduce stigma either emphasize normalcy or solidarity. Normalcy describes…


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  • From Person-Centered Moments to Person-Centered Culture

    Many organizations and healthcare professionals have person-centered aspirations and perceive their model of care to be person-centered. However, the complexities and constraints of actual practice may lead to person-centered moments, occurring in spite of health systems that actually impede person-centered care. As more organizations declare person-centered care as their preferred model of practice, challenges to…


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  • AMS Promotes Patient-Centered Care with new Sponsorship

    AMS is the newest supporter of Patients Canada, championing a health care system that works for patients and their Town Hall Event happening September 21st in Toronto. Participants will hear from and be able to interact with Ontario’s newly-appointed Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott. To register for the event visit PatientsCanada.ca AMS, and the Phoenix Project, are committed to…


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  • Brian Hodges, AMS Senior Strategic Advisor wins The Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education

    Join AMS in congratulating Dr. Brian Hodges, AMS Senior Strategic Advisor, on his win of The Karolinska Institutet Prize. This international prize is awarded for outstanding research in medical education. The purpose of the prize is to recognise and stimulate high-quality research in the field and to promote long-term improvements of educational practices in medical…


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