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Sohail Gandhi

Just an old country doctor

University of Toronto Medical School, Class 1990 <br> Chief Resident 1991 <br> Certificante of College of Family Physicians of Canada 1992 <br> Medical Staff Executive, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital 1993-1996 <br> Chief of Family Practice, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital 1996-1999 <br> Coroner for Ontario 2001 - ongoing <br> Fellowship in Family Medicine, College of Family Physicians of Canada, 2002 <br> Founding Physician Georgian Bay Family Health Network 2004 <br> Chair of Board, Georgian Bay Family Health Team - 2007-2013 <br> Academic appointments - University of Toronto (Lecturer in Medicine), McMaster University (Assistant Clinical Professor), Queen's University (Assistant Clinical Professor). <br> Winner - Regional Family Physician of the Year (Ontario College of Family Physicians) - 2011 <br> Winner - Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award - 2013 <br> Section of General and Family Practice Executive, OMA - 2016 to current
Ontario's Heading For Another Family Doctor

Ontario's Heading For Another Family Doctor Shortage

Currently, the Hoskins/Bell legacy is not a pretty one. It's one of internecine disputes with doctors, laid-off nurses, hospital deficits, patients in stretchers for days and egregious wait times. At least with family medicine, they have an opportunity to begin to correct this mess.
06/13/2017 12:33 EDT
Hoskins And Bell Need To Support Family

Hoskins And Bell Need To Support Family Medicine

I can see that we are once again heading for the same situation as the late 1990s/early 2000s, when many medical trainees stopped going into comprehensive family medicine. The reasons then were due to increased workload, better opportunities in other specialties and an extremely poor relationship with the government of the day. To suggest that there was a crisis in family medicine would be dramatically understating the issue.
06/05/2017 02:21 EDT
A New Day For The Ontario Medical

A New Day For The Ontario Medical Association

This past weekend, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), held its bi-annual council meeting. The council is the governing body of the OMA and sets policy for the organization. It was clear from the enthusiasm and the passion exhibited that the OMA has turned a new leaf.
05/09/2017 12:51 EDT
Hoskins Fails To Understand The Health Care

Hoskins Fails To Understand The Health Care System

Last week, the Ontario Liberal Government released the specifics of the 2017-2018 Budget. From a health care perspective, what became startlingly evident, was that the Liberals seem to be unable to comprehend exactly how the health care system functions. They are seemingly unable or unwilling to look at the big picture when trying to solve problems.
05/04/2017 01:17 EDT
Ontario Health Care Has Crumbled Under Eric Hoskins'

Ontario Health Care Has Crumbled Under Eric Hoskins' Watch

Kathleen Wynne may very well owe Unilateral Eric big for making her premier. But if Wynne is serious about governing the province properly, her next step must be to shuffle the most disastrous health minister Ontario has had in recent memory out of his portfolio.
04/24/2017 12:58 EDT
Ontario's Health Care Priorities Are All

Ontario's Health Care Priorities Are All Wrong

Last week, two health care stories in the news that got relatively little attention illustrated exactly what is wrong with the direction health care is taking in Ontario, under the leadership of its hapless Health Minister Eric Hoskins, and beleaguered Premier Kathleen Wynne.
02/21/2017 12:07 EST