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Nov 17, 2022

Flaws in the peer review process and opportunities for improvement are covered in part 2 of our interview with Dr Richard Smith, a well-known former editor of the BMJ. Hosts Dr Sarah Fraser and Dr Nick Pimlott ask Dr Smith about discrimination in peer review and the future of open access publishing.


Nov 10, 2022

The Rourke Baby Record, used across Canada today, is an early example of a clinical resource developed by family physicians for family physicians. Your host Dr Nick Pimlott chats with Drs Leslie and James Rourke about the tool’s origins, challenging aspects of its evolution, and its next iteration coming in 2024. Read...


Nov 3, 2022

Hard truths about medical journals are examined with unflinching honesty in part 1 of this discussion with Dr Richard Smith, a well-known former editor of the BMJ. Hosts Dr Sarah Fraser and Dr Nick Pimlott get Dr Smith’s take on how physicians consume journal articles, research quality, and what publications...


Sep 19, 2022

As the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) celebrates its 50th anniversary, Dr Nick Pimlott hosts Dr Vivian Ramsden in a chat about the organization’s success and plans for the future. Dr Ramsden, NAPCRG’s incoming president and the first nurse to serve in the role, shares insights about the...


Sep 6, 2022

How to use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to address medically unexplained symptoms is explored in part 2 of this discussion between Dr Sarah Fraser and Dr Peter MacKean. They examine the 5 areas of CBT that family doctors should be attuned to and how applying CBT principles can also benefit physicians—including...