Canada and the United States: We aren’t so different afterall.

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Came across an interesting piece in the paper recently, which nicely summarized many of the key challenges our healthcare system is facing. While the ultimate point of the article is to question the wisdom of increasing privatisation in our current system, I think the even more profound realization is that: Canada and the United States share a much more similar healthcare system than most would like to believe. As Canadians, we are tremendously …

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Counterpoint: Think Medical School is for you? Be brave.

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This Counterpoint is an open letter that was written in response to a recent Globe & Mail commentary (Think medical school is for you? You’re probably wrong, Globe & Mail, July 16, 2014) which took a pessimistic perspective on the pursuit of medicine as a career. This piece contains the reflections of a resident physician, Sarah Luckett-Gatopoulos (BoringEM Resident Editor), who has just newly graduated from medical school.