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  • History of Medicine

    AMS Hannah Summer Studentship: The Use of Radioactive Iodine

    AMS is best known for our flagship Program, The Phoenix Project, which focuses on bringing compassion to healthcare, but our healthcare roots run deep. AMS has been a steady supporter of the study of medical history for almost 80 years. One of the programs we are proud to support is the AMS Hannah Summer Studentship…


  • Healthcare Professional Burnout and Resilience

    Dr. Ed Spilg talks Professional Resilience and Compassionate Care

    AMS would like to introduce you to our new 2016 Phoenix Fellow, Dr. Edward Spilg. Ed is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine (Division of Geriatric Medicine), Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He is the Department of Medicine Vice Chair for Physician Health and Wellness as well as a Senior…


  • Patient Engagement

    AMS 2016 Phoenix Fellow Dr. James Downar Talks Compassionate Healthcare

    AMS would like to introduce you to our new 2016 Phoenix Fellow, Dr. James Downar. James is an Attending Physician in Critical Care and Palliative Care for both the University Health Network and Sinai Health System. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. We asked James…


  • Patient Engagement

    AMS 2016 Phoenix Fellow Dr. Mark Hanson talks Compassionate Care

    AMS would like to introduce you to our new 2016 Phoenix Fellow, Dr. Mark Hanson.  Mark is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Hospital for Sick Children and is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is the Past MD Admissions and Student Finances Associate Dean/Director at the University Of Toronto Faculty…


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