Physicians

Ontario has a doctor shortage. So why isn’t the Ford government licensing more internationally trained physicians living here?

Ontario has a doctor shortage. So why isn’t the Ford government licensing more internationally trained physicians living here?

For four years straight, Dr. Makini McGuire-Brown has applied to get one of the limited residency spots in Canada for internationally-trained doctors. And each year, the Toronto resident has been turned down, a refusal which means she can’t get the Canadian clinical experience she needs to get licensed in Ontario. “It’s really heart wrenching,” McGuire-Brown, …

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Physicians highlight need for improved treatments targeting key symptoms of ASD

Physicians highlight need for improved treatments targeting key symptoms of ASD

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by varying social and communication impairments and pervasive repetitive behaviours. It is a highly heterogeneous disorder with a wide range of associated non-core symptoms and severities. While there are many different treatment options used to target the variety of associated symptoms, the majority of these are …

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