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Jan 19, 2023

Older people are using substances at a high rate, yet stigma and ageism often prevent them from obtaining appropriate and compassionate care. Dr Sarah Fraser chats with Dr Lara Nixon and Dr Cathy Scrimshaw about what physicians and the system at large can do to enhance access to services, reduce harm, and treat...


Jan 5, 2023

Almost 1 year after the Russian invasion of his country, Ukrainian family physician Dr Oleksii Korzh shares his experiences with host Dr Sarah Fraser. Dr Korzh talks about how medical needs and care have changed during the conflict. Find out why family doctors have never been more important to Ukraine’s health...


Dec 15, 2022

New research shows that family practices were open and seeing patients at the height of the second wave of the pandemic—despite media reports to the contrary. Dr Nick Pimlott interviews Dr Tara Kiran about her important findings and opportunities to rethink how primary care is organized in Canada. Read the article...


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...