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AMS Healthcare Announces New Podcast Series


We are announcing the launch of our new podcast series Good Tech, Compassionate Healthcare, that will explore the convergence of technology and compassion in healthcare today. We host conversations between leading researchers, scientists, and healthcare providers as they confront the challenges in our healthcare system, especially in the face of the pandemic. Join us as…

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There’s room for competition in public healthcare


This is the last of a five-part series in The Globe and Mail on modernizing medicare looking at lessons from home and abroad Carol Propper is a professor of economics at Imperial College Business School, London Do competition and choice improve health care? Or is health care just too complex and emotive an area to…

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Medicare doesn’t have to be expensive…just look at Israel


This was the fourth of a five-part series in The Globe and Mail on modernizing medicare considering lessons from home and abroad. Bruce Rosen is director of the Smokler Center for Health Policy Research at the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute in Jerusalem. In Canada, there is an ongoing debate about whether to expand medicare to include a…

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Addressing jurisdictional disputes to improve Indigenous heath


This was the second of a five-part series in The Globe and Mail on modernizing medicare that considered lessons from home and abroad. Josée Lavoie is a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and director of the Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, at the University of Manitoba.  In 2017, there…

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Canada should take healthcare lessons from Australia


This was the third of a five-part series in The Globe and Mail on modernizing medicare that considered lessons from home and abroad. Stephen Duckett is Director of the health program at Grattan Institute in Melbourne, Australia, and is a former head of the Australian Government Department of Health. Australia and Canada share many characteristics,…

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Ensuring culturally safe care for Indigenous peoples


When we think about the health and care needs for Indigenous peoples in Canada, we often are drawn to the mental and emotional challenges resulting from the intergenerational trauma of residential schools. The fallout of this trauma, as we are familiar with and have heard in the media, includes increased substance misuse and addictions. It…

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How can we decolonize our medical schools?


Can we decolonize and indigenize our medical school?  I have been thinking about this question over the last few years. It underpins my AMS Phoenix fellowship to teach medical students about cultural safety. It also foregrounds a larger challenge about how to make our health care systems welcoming places for all patients, including those who…

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We regularly partner with world-class organizations to bring you exceptional offerings in technology and compassionate care as well as in the history of medicine.

From globally-renowned research institutes and healthcare delivery organizations to leading educational establishments, our partners all seek to improve the state of healthcare by making caring for people its focal point. Together, we offer conferences and events, research funding, scholorships and more.

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