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An old dog barks backward. OGDEN NASH 1902-1971: BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: DR HARVEY J GUYDA

Dr Guyda is the Executive Director of the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) (Montreal), the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) (Montreal) and Dodds Professor Emeritus of McGill Universtiy. He is the former Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, McGill University and Pediatrician-in-Chief of the MUHC. He obtained his MD and BSc (Med) from the University of […]

An old dog barks backward. OGDEN NASH 1902-1971: MEETINGS, BLOODY MEETINGS – John Cleese

As we advance in our careers, we all spend far too much time in ineffective meetings. I have used the instructional videos produced by comedian John Cleese to illustrate the essential elements of planning and executing a successful meeting: Plan meetings in advance; Prepare a detailed agenda; Prenotify attendees; Control the discussion; and Summarize and […]

An old dog barks backward. OGDEN NASH 1902-1971: TEACHING

If medical education is a significant component of your selected career, the advice that I would impart to you is to develop your teaching skills just as you would sharpen your medical practice techniques. Identify your strengths and weaknesses, seek new and innovative teaching techniques (the centres for medical education or simulation centres are great […]

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An old dog barks backward. OGDEN NASH 1902-1971: CHOOSING RESEARCH AS AN ACADEMIC CAREER IN MEDICINE

Do not fear RESEARCH. This term encompasses an enormous range of investigative studies that are usually characterized as ‘clinical’ or ‘basic’ research. The opportunity to ask valid scientific questions and to undertake any of these investigations, in a variety of combinations, can be enormously rewarding. That is not to say that research does not have […]

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An old dog barks backward. OGDEN NASH 1902-1971 : CHOOSING PAEDIATRICS

After graduation, your choices of which personal direction to take are myriad. My strongest advice to you is to experience as many options as are available to you, and not to make a lifelong career decision too hastily or based on inadequate experience in your potential discipline. That is not to say that a subsequent […]

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