Alberta Doctors' Digest archive

ADD archive

This archive contains all back issues of the online Alberta Doctors’ Digest.

For PDFs of print issues, i.e., January-February 2018 and earlier, please visit the Government of Canada’s Library and Archives of Canada. For assistance with using the LAC, please contact Library and Archives of Canada.

2020

November-December

September-October

July-August

May-June

March-April

January-February

2019

November-December

September-October

July-August

May-June

March-April

January-February

2018

November-December

  • Special issue on Fall RF/AGM
  • From the Editor
    Wellness and other enthusiasms
  • Dr. Gadget
    Let's bust some digital health myths
  • In a Different Vein
    The demise of the pocket handkerchief
  • PFSP Perspectives
    Improving the mental health of physicians in Canada
  • PFSP Perspectives
    Why Dr. Melanie Lewis gets our physicians wellness #GOAT
  • Student Spotlight
    Student AMA board member Zohaib Siddiqi
  • Features
    • A message from your new president
    • Valedictory address from immediate past president
    • Meet your new president for 2018-19
    • Meet your new president-elect for 2018-19
    • Recognizing outstanding achievement in health care
    • AMA Award for Compassionate Service
    • AMA and CMA working together to foster important change in Alberta health care
    • Call for 2019 TD Insurance Meloche Monnex/AMA Scholarship applicants
    • Emerging Leaders in Health Promotion grant program
    • Letter to ADD re: A matter of life and death
    • Five reasons we all should make a will
    • Tarrant Scholarship 2018

September-October

  • Physician burnout is real
  • From the Editor
    Healthy and unhealthy connections
  • Student Spotlight
    Med student takes a stand against domestic abuse
  • Dr. Gadget
    Why does technology contribute to physician burnout
  • Health Law Update
    A matter of life and death
  • In a Different Vein
    Avoiding burnout by keeping an eye on each other
  • Insurance Insights
    ADIUM Insurance Services
  • Residents' Page
    Residents, start saving now!
  • PFSP Perspectives
    Asking for support is a sign of strength
  • Features
    • Special issue on physician burnout
    • New diagnosis or adverse effect?
    • Proposing an iconic name for the Calgary Cancer Research Centre
    • Is newer always better?
    • Medication non-adherence
    • Letter to ADD re: physician burnout

July-August

  • Can we talk?
  • From the Editor
    Putting things off
  • Dr. Gadget
    Clinical decision support
  • Health Law Update
    Is opting out and opt-tion?
  • In a Different Vein
    The medicine chest
  • PFSP Perspectives
    The moth and the flame
  • Features
    • Emerging Leaders in Health Promotion: Play, Learn, Teach!
    • There's someone new on the AMA Senior Management Team!
    • New Indigenous Health Committee seeks spiritual guidance
    • AMA Policy Statement on Health Informatics
    • Treat pain to resolve aggression in patients with dementia
    • AMA Youth Run Club: Energy and enthusiasm in Fort McMurray
    • Pitch us a story

May-June

  • Respond with courage
  • From the Editor
    Aging, retirement, and extra-terrestrials
  • In a Different Vein
    Delay: The deadliest form of denial
  • PFSP Perspectives
    How do physicians view the prospect of retirement?
  • PFSP Perspectives
    Our #GOATs are doing great things to promote physician wellness
  • Student Spotlight
    Lauren Griggs and Victor Do
  • Dr. Gadget
    Connect Care for the rest of us
  • Health Law Update
    Organ donation...
  • Features
    • Better together: The work of keeping a complex profession unified
    • Ready or not, Fintech is here
    • Heart Heroes Camp: "Are we there yet?!"
    • AMA Advocacy Night at the University of Alberta
    • AMSCAR event fostered student wellness and collegiality
    • Letter to Alberta Doctors' Digest
    • Apply for the 2018 Tarrant Scholarship
    • Dr. Padraic Carr is sold on the AMA Youth Run Club

March-April

  • Welcome to the first digital issue of Alberta Doctors' Digest
  • From the Editor
    Virtuosos of persuasion
  • Dr. Gadget
    10 reasons to use MyHealth.Alberta.ca
  • Health Law Update
    Can the Health Information Act prevent physicians from using Netcare to respond to patients' complaints?
  • PFSP Perspectives
    The power of fitness for women in medicine
  • Student Spotlight
    Promoting diversity in the medical school application process. Plus, a student profile!
  • In a Different Vein
    Dr. Who? Look out! It's Dr. You!
  • Features
    • Emerging Leaders in Health Promotion ventures outside of mental and physical boundaries
    • Alberta Blue Cross is going for gold with the AMA Youth Run Club
    • The impressive story of Alberta's highest ranking WWI health care officer
    • Fostering a culture of advocacy at the U of C, Cumming School of Medicine

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