This affects not only who will get the vaccine and when, but also who will be permitted to administer the vaccine to your community.
Devastating cancer diagnoses and critical diseases do not stop for a pandemic.
Michelle Friesen was diagnosed when she was 36, just 18 months after having a baby.
What we really need to be asking is how can all of the health workers in our system better meet the health needs of the population.
In professions where women are quickly becoming the majority, such as medicine, dentistry and pharmacy, only rarely do they occupy leadership positions.
One in five Quebecers still does not have a family doctor and, proportionally, Quebec has fewer doctors than most industrialized countries.
My job as an emergency-room physician is strange, difficult and, above all, worthwhile.
Most clinics only book appointments by phone, often with long waits on hold. Family doctor and specialists communicate by fax. Why?
There seems to be no end to the crises: A crisis occurs. Public outcry. The provincial government scrambles. And then the dust settles until the next one.
If we're going to get through this health care crisis, you're going to have to work with front-line physicians like myself.