• 2017 Donald Wilson Award Winner Announced

    Associated Medical Services CEO, Gail Paech, was pleased to introduce the 2017 Donald Wilson Award winner, Dr. Karen Saperson at the recently held ICRE Awards Dinner. The Award recognizes a medical educator or team leader who has shown particular excellence in integrating the CanMEDS roles in a health-related training program. Dr. Saperson is a Professor and Associate Chair,…


  • 2107 Boyd Upper Award Winners Announced

    AMS and Queen’s University are proud to announce the 2017 Boyd Upper Award recipients. Hissan Butt, Prabhpreet Kaur Hundal and Adam Mosa have won the award based on outstanding achievement in history of medicine research within the Faculty of Health at Queen’s University.  The winners submitted scholarly research papers on the history of medicine and have had their…


  • Change Day Ontario Celebrates

    Can we just say Wow! The first Change Day Ontario is in the books and what a great campaign it was. Thank you to all who participated; nurses, doctors, personal support workers, students and patients. We received pledges from everyone who touches the healthcare system. We were humbled by your brave pledges to impact change,…


  • New 2017 AMS/RNAO Fellows Announced!

    TORONTO, ON, October 13, 2017 – AMS Healthcare (Associated Medical Services Inc.) is pleased to announce the new 2017 AMS/RNAO Fellows. Recipients of the AMS/RNAO Fellowship will focus on building workplace skills to provide humane, compassionate and person-centred care.  AMS Healthcare is leading the way when it comes to advancing compassionate care within the healthcare…


  • The AMS Phoenix Project Announces 2017 Fellows and Thematic Grant Award Winner

    TORONTO, ON, September 27, 2017 – AMS Healthcare (Associated Medical Services Inc.) is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the AMS Phoenix Fellowships and Thematic Grant. The AMS Phoenix Project: A Call to Caring is based on the premise that health professionals provide the best care when they are able to balance compassion and…


  • 2017 Jason A. Hannah Medal Winner Announced

    AMS, in conjunction with The Royal Society of Canada, is pleased to announce the 2017 winner of the Jason A. Hannah Medal, Dr. Maureen Lux. This is the second win for Dr. Lux, who was awarded the Jason Hannah Medal in 2002 for book Medicine that Walks: Disease, Medicine, and Canadian Plains Native People, 1880–1940.…


  • AMS Board Member Appointment

    AMS Board member Ms. Bonnie Adamson has been appointed Supervisor for the Brant Community Healthcare System to address management and governance concerns and improve hospital operations. The appointment was prompted by Dr. Tim Rutledge’s investigation of the hospital’s operational and financial performance. He provided his final report to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on June…


  • Dr. Jenna Healey Appointed New Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Queen’s University

    AMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jenna Healey as the Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University, for a five-year term beginning August 1, 2017. Dr. Healey received her PhD from the Program in the History of Science and Medicine at Yale University. Prior…


  • Change Day is coming to Ontario!

    Change Day is coming to Ontario! This fall you will have the opportunity to be part of a growing global movement that empowers individuals and teams to take actions, big or small, to make a difference in our health care system. Associated Medical Services (AMS) and Health Quality Ontario (HQO) have come together to co-sponsor…


  • Change Day Ontario is Coming this Fall!

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