Episodes: Masonry

10. Community Dermatology – Dr. Sonya Abdulla

Dr. Abdulla has a blended medical and aesthetic dermatology practice at Dermatology on Bloor in Toronto. She earned her medical degree from the University of Ottawa where she was recognized with the Dr. André Peloquin Award for excellence in patient care. She went on to complete her dermatology residency and a fellowship in Dermatologic Laser...

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9. Community Complex Family Medicine – Dr. Marcus Greatheart

Dr. Greatheart is a Family Physician providing team-based care to the 5% most complex patients in Vancouver, and a clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia. He completed medical school at McMaster University and Family Medicine residency at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, with the University of British Columbia. Prior to this, Dr. Greatheart...

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8. Academic Palliative Care – Dr. Denise Marshall

Dr. Marshall is a McMaster Family Medicine based Palliative Care Physician entering her 31st year of practice. After completing undergraduate, graduate and palliative care training at McMaster, Dr. Marshall joined the Faculty of Health Sciences there in 1990, and has held a number of academic leadership roles, including Undergraduate Director for Family Medicine, and Assistant...

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7. Community Anesthesia – Dr. Ekta Khemani

Dr. Khemani is an Anesthesiologist at Niagara Health and an Anesthesiologist and Assistant Professor at McMaster University. She completed her MSc, MD, and residency at the University of Toronto, after which she worked as a clinical associate at SickKids completing additional training in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. She has presented and authored numerous papers...

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6. Academic Critical Care – Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng

Dr. Kyeremanteng is a Critical Care Physician at the Ottawa Hospital and Montfort Hospital, a Senior Clinician Investigator at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and an Associate Professor in the division of Palliative Care at the University of Ottawa. He completed medical school at the University of Alberta, Internal Medicine residency and Palliative Care fellowship...

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5. Outreach Psychiatry & Advocacy – Dr. Michaela Beder

Dr. Beder is a psychiatrist in Toronto. She completed her medical school at McMaster University, followed by her psychiatry residency at the University of Toronto. Her work is focused on improving the system for, and providing care to, people who experience severe mental illness, homelessness, substance use, criminalization, and immigration related difficulties. She is the...

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4. Remote Emergency Medicine & Advocacy – Dr. Courtney Howard

Dr. Howard is an Emergency Physician in Yellowknife and a clinical associate professor at the University of Calgary. She completed medical school and family medicine residency at the University of British Columbia, followed by an additional year of training in emergency medicine at McGill University. Dr. Howard’s experience with Doctors Without Borders in Djibouti, where...

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3. Academic Orthopedic Spine Surgery – Dr. Philippe Phan

Dr. Phan is an orthopedic spine surgeon at The Ottawa Hospital and an associate professor at the University of Ottawa. He completed medical school at the University of Ottawa, orthopedic surgery residency and PhD in biomedical science at University of Montreal, and orthopedics spine fellowship at Harvard University. Dr. Phan’s areas of research focus are...

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2. Academic Cardiology & Cardiac Intensive Care -Dr. Michael Goldfarb

Dr. Michael Goldfarb is a cardiologist at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal and an assistant professor of Cardiology at McGill University. He completed medical school, internal medicine residency, cardiology fellowship, MSc in Experimental Medicine and the Clinician Investigator Program at McGill University before training in Critical Care medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles....

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1. Community Family Medicine – Dr. Jennifer Rycroft

Dr. Rycroft is a Family Physician practicing in Beamsville, ON. Her practice includes both inpatient and outpatient care, and her areas of interest include low risk obstetrics, palliative care, care of inpatients, women’s health, and breastfeeding support. She completed her MD and rural family medicine residency at McMaster’s Niagara Regional Campus, and is currently a...

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Episode 0: Introducing Northern Exposure

Welcome to Northern Exposure, a guide to Canadian physician careers. In this introductory episode, we want to introduce ourselves and explain a bit about why we are starting this podcast.

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